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Eugene Jacques Bullard and the Paris Jazz Age (Pt. 2)

After World War II ended, Eugene Jacques Bullard returned to Paris. He worked as a jazz drummer and nightclub owner, and as the tensions that led to World War II loomed, as an intelligence agent for France. 


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