Alistair Cooke

  • by Alistair Cooke
  • Narrated by Alistair Cooke, Matt Frei
  • 2 hrs and 29 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Here is a selection of Alistair Cooke's finest radio Letters from America, in chronological order from his earliest broadcasts. In this selection of the very first Letters, Cooke reports on a memorable range of events, including the threat to the United States during World War II, the funeral of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the shocking occasion when a bomber hit the Empire State Building, and the presidential election of 1948.


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greatly enjoyed this, Cooke's wonderful voice reads an excellent choice from his 'letters' and these are well contextualised by matt frei.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 18-10-2007
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited