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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.
©2007 BBC Audiobooks Ltd ; 1936, 1940, 1944, 1945, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1957 the Estate of Alistair Cooke (P)2007 BBC Audiobooks Ltd

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  • 01-21-15

excellent

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