Teenagers interview Louis Armstrong (1964)

[Video Link] In 1964, Michael Aisner and James R. Stein, two teenagers (15 and 14 years old) from Winnetka Illinois interviewed Louis Armstrong for their high school radio station. Here's the interview, with animated accompaniment.


  1. Why isn’t this a thing in our culture? He has an easy time being straight with these kids because their is an innocence even to their average questions and a sense that he might help the youngsters to figure out the world. We should have this form be a regular thing, It is sweet.

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