The Basement Tapes: Edward R. Murrow and Louis Armstrong

Fifty five years ago, Edward R. Murrow went on the road with the great "Satchmo," Louis Armstrong. Jazz musician Wynton Marsalis walks us through the rarely seen footage of Armstrong's travels.

For this week's broadcast, the "60 Minutes" team of Morley Safer, David Browning, and Diane Beasley, followed jazz musician Wynton Marsalis to Havana, Cuba. As our producers tried to stay awake for the band's late-night jam sessions on the road, they talked of another reporter from another time: Edward R. Murrow. In 1955, Murrow followed jazz icon Louis Armstrong around the world, producing a remarkable record of Satchmo's stops in Europe and Africa.

Watch part one of Safer's report.

Watch part two of Safer's report.

Our producers weren't the only ones who knew about this fantastic old footage: Wynton Marsalis walks us through great moments on the road with Murrow and Armstrong.

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