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    • Letter from America: The Essential Letters 1936-2004

    • With additional narration by BBC American correspondent Matt Frei
    • By: Alistair Cooke, Matt Frei
    • Narrated by: Alistair Cooke
    • Length: 25 hrs and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    All six volumes of The Essential Letters from America, brought together for the first time in this definitive chronological collection of Alistair Cooke's finest broadcasts. Alistair Cooke was the doyen of foreign correspondents and a radio legend, entertaining millions of listeners for over 50 years in his weekly Letter from America. It was the longest-running show in radio history, and every show was a virtuoso performance.

    Regular price: $41.31

    • Alistair Cooke at the BBC

    • By: Alistair Cooke
    • Narrated by: Alistair Cooke
    • Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Alistair Cooke looks back on a rich and varied life, one which has taken him across the ocean but never far away from the BBC.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • The Last Day of JFK

    • By: BBC
    • Narrated by: Alistair Cooke
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Two BBC Radio programmes exploring President John F. Kennedy's shocking assassination on 22 November 1963. In Something Is Terribly Wrong, first broadcast in 2003, Alan Thompson charts the confusion and disbelief after the assassination. He returns to key sites in Dallas, and talks to eyewitnesses including Nellie Connally (ex-First Lady of Texas), Jim Leavelle (ex-Dallas detective), Jim Ewell (ex-Dallas Morning News correspondent), Aubry Rike (ambulance driver/witness).

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • We wonder why the world doesn't understand America

    • By griffinwhippet on 10-27-13

    Regular price: $10.33