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Tommy Ramone, Rocking the Hungarian Embassy

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Tommy Ramone, Rocking the Hungarian Embassy

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Tommy Ramone, Rocking the Hungarian Embassy

Tommy Ramone, Rocking the Hungarian Embassy

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The Hungarian Embassy in Washington, D.C., featured an unusual lecture and performance this past week. Ambassador Andras Simonyi hosted Hungarian-born musician Tommy Ramone, of Ramones fame. They spoke about the role rock music played in promoting a yearning for Western freedoms behind the Iron Curtain. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports.

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