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Beginning in 1946, Alistair Cooke's 'Letters from America' programme was broadcast uninterrupted on BBC Radio until shortly before his death in 2004. This book selects the very best of these broadcasts, providing a portrait not just of an entire continent, but of the man himself.
When Alistair Cooke retired in March 2004 and then died a few weeks later, he was acclaimed by many as one of the greatest broadcasters of all time. His Letters from America, which began in 1946 and continued uninterrupted every week until early 2004, kept the world in touch with what was happening in Cooke's wry, liberal and humane style.;This selection, made largely by Cooke himself and supplemented by his literary executor, gives us the very best of these legendary broadcasts. It is a remarkable portrait of a continent - and a man.
- Cooke, Alistair
- As new
- Allen Lane
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