Hat tip to Jeff Sawtell for this reminder of a childhood trip to hear Paul Robeson. This fascinating account shows how pioneering telephone technology enabled the great progressive singer to overcome the ban on foreign travel imposed in the land of the free and sing for a British audience.



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