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Josephine Baker, The Toast of Paris


 Joséphine Baker (1906-1975), African American entertainer and actress. Ca. 1940. --- Image by © adoc-photos/Corbis
Joséphine Baker (1906-1975), African American entertainer and actress. Ca. 1940. --- Image by © adoc-photos/Corbis

With a career spanning five decades, Josephine Baker was a star of stage and screen. However, she was also a spy for the French resistance during World War II. Tune in and learn more about Josephine Baker in this podcast.

Josephine Baker ca. 1940. --- Image by © adoc-photos/Corbis

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Topics in this Podcast: black history, entertainment history, biographies, 20th century, women, French history, LGBTQ history


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