Letters From America

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20161121

2016112120161122 (R4)

Novelist Zoe Heller gives her perspective as a Brit living in New York.

2016112120161122 (R4)

Novelist Zoe Heller gives her perspective as a Brit living in New York.

Andrew Sullivan2016112420161125 (R4)

As the dust settles on America's most controversial election, BBC Radio 4 asks five writers to give their view on where America goes now.

In this programme, the journalist and author Andrew Sullivan gives his verdict on why Hillary Clinton lost the election.

He argues that she was - from the start - unelectable.

Producer: Adele Armstrong.

Andrew Sullivan gives his verdict on why Hillary Clinton lost the election.

Jill Lepore20161123

Jill Lepore20161123

As the dust settles after America's most controversial election, BBC Radio 4 asks five acclaimed writers to give their point of view on where America goes now.

In this third programme, the US historian Jill Lepore takes us back to Thomas Jefferson and James Madison to explore the purposes of an election.

Producer: Adele Armstrong.

Jill Lepore2016112320161124 (R4)

As the dust settles after America's most controversial election, BBC Radio 4 asks five acclaimed writers to give their point of view on where America goes now.

In this third programme, the US historian Jill Lepore takes us back to Thomas Jefferson and James Madison to explore the purposes of an election.

Producer: Adele Armstrong.

After the US election, five writers give their view on where America goes now.

After the US election, five writers give their view on where America goes now.

John Gray2016112520161126 (R4)

As the dust settles after the controversial US presidential election campaign, five acclaimed writers give their point of view on where America goes now.

After the US election, five writers give their view on where America goes now.

After the US election, five writers give their view on where America goes now.

As the dust settles after the controversial US presidential election campaign, five acclaimed writers give their point of view on where America goes now.

Omnibus20161127

Omnibus20161127

After one of the most controversial elections in the history of the US, BBC Radio 4 asks five acclaimed writers to give their view of where America goes now.

We hear from the novelist, Zoe Heller, the journalist and author, Andrew Sullivan, the African American author, Thomas Chatterton Williams, the historian, Jill Lepore and the philosopher, John Gray.

They explore themes of identity politics, racial division, history and liberalism.

Producer: Adele Armstrong.

Omnibus20161127

After one of the most controversial elections in the history of the US, BBC Radio 4 asks five acclaimed writers to give their view of where America goes now.

We hear from the novelist, Zoe Heller, the journalist and author, Andrew Sullivan, the African American author, Thomas Chatterton Williams, the historian, Jill Lepore and the philosopher, John Gray.

They explore themes of identity politics, racial division, history and liberalism.

Producer: Adele Armstrong.

Thomas Chatterton Williams20161122

Thomas Chatterton Williams2016112220161123 (R4)

After the US election, five writers give their view on where America goes now.

Thomas Chatterton Williams20161122

As the dust settles after America's most controversial election, BBC Radio 4 asks five acclaimed writers to give their point of view on where America goes now.

In this second programme, the African American author Thomas Chatterton Williams writes about what he sees as the deepening racial divide in the United States.

Producer: Adele Armstrong.

Thomas Chatterton Williams2016112220161123 (R4)

As the dust settles after America's most controversial election, BBC Radio 4 asks five acclaimed writers to give their point of view on where America goes now.

In this second programme, the African American author Thomas Chatterton Williams writes about what he sees as the deepening racial divide in the United States.

Producer: Adele Armstrong.

After the US election, five writers give their view on where America goes now.

Zoe Heller20161121

Zoe Heller20161121

As the dust settles after America's most controversial election campaign, BBC Radio 4 asks five acclaimed writers to give their point of view on where America goes now.

What lasting impact will Donald Trump have on American politics? Is race an even more toxic issue after 8 years of a black President? And have we reached a point where the United States is too divided to govern?

In the first programme, the novelist Zoe Heller will give her perspective as a Brit living in New York.

Zoe Heller20161121

As the dust settles after America's most controversial election campaign, BBC Radio 4 asks five acclaimed writers to give their point of view on where America goes now.

What lasting impact will Donald Trump have on American politics? Is race an even more toxic issue after 8 years of a black President? And have we reached a point where the United States is too divided to govern?

In the first programme, the novelist Zoe Heller will give her perspective as a Brit living in New York.