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5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Alistair Cooke Narrator: Alistair Cooke Publisher: AudioGO Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: November 2008 ISBN:
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Alistair Cooke was a radio legend, entertaining millions of listeners for over 50 years in his weekly Letter from America.

This selection of letters includes Cooke's reports on momentous events, such as Richard Nixon and the Watergate scandal, the ceasefire in Vietnam and the assassination attempt on Gerald Ford.

Here, too, are Cooke's thoughts on Jimmy Carter becoming president, the death of Harry S. Truman, the accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear power station, and the Apollo-Soyuz link-up in space. Download and start listening now!

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Author Alistair Cooke

Alistair Cooke KBE (1908–2004) was born in England and educated at Cambridge, Yale, and Harvard. He became a US citizen in 1941. In 1973 he was awarded an honorary knighthood and delivered the keynote address before both houses of Congress at the bicentennial celebrations in 1976. Cooke lived and worked in an apartment overlooking Central Park, where he raised his family and lived with his wife, Jane White, until his death.