When Classical Music Was a Cold War Battleground

In late March 1949,┬ánewspapers across the country tracked the New York arrival of a group of foreign delegates, who had journeyed to the United States for the ostensible purpose of advancing the cause of world peace. Czechs, Poles, a Briton, an African, and, most notably, seven Russians reached New York, where a horde of reporters … Continue reading When Classical Music Was a Cold War Battleground