Alistair Cooke - Letter From America

Episodes

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05/12/200720100420 (BBC7)

The legendary broadcaster compares the impact of Diana's death to that of film star Rudolph Valentino.

From September 1997.

The broadcaster compares the impact of Diana's death to that Rudolph Valentino.

07/12/200720100415 BT=1515 (BBC7)

America: From his long-running series, the legendary broadcaster muses on the US presence in Afghanistan.

From November 2002.

Alistair Cooke muses on the US presence in Afghanistan.

19/11/200820100423 BT=1515 (BBC7)

The legendary broadcaster observes the role of a refugee in the development of the atom bomb.

From August 1970.

The legendary broadcaster observes a refugee's role in the development of the atom bomb.

26/11/200720100419 BT=1515 (BBC7)

The legendary broadcaster recounts his first proper encounter with a native American in Spring 1947.

(1970s rerecording).

The legendary broadcaster recounts his first proper encounter with a native American.

27/11/200720100416 BT=1515 (BBC7)

From his long-running series, the legendary broadcaster muses on America's burgeoning TV industry.

From January 1951.

The legendary broadcaster muses on America's burgeoning TV industry.

29/11/200720100422 BT=1515 (BBC7)

The legendary broadcaster recalls his friend Groucho Marx and watching Bing Crosby at work on a film set.

From December 1977.

The legendary broadcaster recalls his friend Groucho Marx and watching Bing Crosby work.

30/11/200720100421 BT=1515 (BBC7)

The legendary broadcaster recounts how a Polish immigrant became an ice cream millionaire.

From February 1994.