Letters From Over Here

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Aches And Pains19970616

In the fifth of six programmes, the former American ambassador in London, Raymond Seitz, continues his reflections on the state of our two nations.

`Aches and Pains'.

America is volatile, but quite content with its constitution.

Britain is moderate and pragmatic, but agitated by constitutional change.

Cats And Dogs19970623

The last of six programmes in which Raymond Seitz, the former American ambassador in London, considers the state of our two nations.

`Cats and Dogs'.

Why the British love animals so much - `Britain is a huge menagerie, a national Watership Down'.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970519]

Raymond Seitz was American ambassador to London for both Bush and Clinton - then he decided to stay in the UK. In his second series of talks, he reflects on the differences between Britain and the US.

1: Give and Take. The corrupting business of election fundraising. Producer Sallie Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970519]

Unknown: Raymond Seitz

Producer: Sallie Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970526]

The second of former ambassador to

London Raymond Seitz's talks in which he reflects on the differences between Britain and the US.

2: Give and Take. Election fundraising. Producer Sallie Davies

Postponed from Monday 19 May

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970526]

Producer: Sallie Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970602]

Swings and Roundabouts. In the third of four programmes, the former American ambassador in London

Raymond Seitz explores the British obsession with roundabouts and the American preference for traffic lights. Producer Sallie Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970602]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970609]

The fourth of six programmes in which American Raymond Seitz reflects on the state of our two nations.

Stars and Stripes Producer Sallie Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970609]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970616]

Former American ambassador in London Raymond Seitz continues to reflect on the state of the two nations. Aches and Pains. America is volatile but quite content with its constitution. Britain is moderate and pragmatic but agitated by change. Producer Sallie Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970616]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970623]

Cats and Dogs. In the last of six programmes, Raymond Seitz asks why the British love animals so much. Producer Sallie Davies

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970623]
GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960109]

A series of six talks by the former American ambassador to London,

Raymond Seitz.

1: In Holiday Mood. A nation says a lot about itself by what it chooses to celebrate. Americans enjoy

Independence Day. Columbus Day and Martin Luther King Day. So what does it say about Britain that we choose to mark "bank" holidays? Producer Sian Kevill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960109]

Unknown: Raymond Seitz.

Producer: Sian Kevill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960115]

A series of six talks by the former American ambassador to London, Raymond Seitz , in which he offers affectionate and wry insights into our two nations and why we do things differently.

2: Union, USA. The excesses of the OJ Simpson trial confirmed many British prejudices about America. However, in a little town in South Carolina, another sensational trial ended this summer. Producer Sian Kevill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960115]

Unknown: Raymond Seitz

Producer: Sian Kevill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960122]

Six talks by the former US ambassador to London, Raymond Seitz.

3: Any Power Corrupts Anyhow. Nothing in Washington can be decided without back-breaking effort. Last autumn, the whole federal government was shut down because noone could agree on a budget. Producer Sian Kevill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960122]

Unknown: Raymond Seitz.

Producer: Sian Kevill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960129]

Six talks by Raymond Seitz , former US ambassador to London, in which he offers a wry insight into the differences between our two nations. 4: Primary Politics. As the American

Primary season gets underway, Seitz makes some observations. Producer Sian Kevill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960129]

Unknown: Raymond Seitz

Producer: Sian Kevill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960205]

It's Just Not Cricket

In his penultimate talk, Raymond Seitz , former US ambassador to London, takes a look at our two national sports - cricket and baseball. Producer Sian Kevill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960205]

Unknown: Raymond Seitz

Producer: Sian Kevill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960212]

Bunting and Ballyhoo. With an American presidential election due this November, former American ambassador Raymond Seitz ends his series by considering why two countries an ocean apart so often share similar political moods. Producer Sian Kevill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19960212]

Unknown: Raymond Seitz

Producer: Sian Kevill

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970519]

Raymond Seitz was American ambassador to London for both Bush and Clinton - then he decided to stay in the UK. In his second series of talks, he reflects on the differences between Britain and the US.

1: Give and Take. The corrupting business of election fundraising. Producer Sallie Davies

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970519]

Unknown: Raymond Seitz

Producer: Sallie Davies

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970526]

The second of former ambassador to

London Raymond Seitz's talks in which he reflects on the differences between Britain and the US.

2: Give and Take. Election fundraising. Producer Sallie Davies

Postponed from Monday 19 May

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970526]

Producer: Sallie Davies

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970602]

Swings and Roundabouts. In the third of four programmes, the former American ambassador in London

Raymond Seitz explores the British obsession with roundabouts and the American preference for traffic lights. Producer Sallie Davies

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970602]

Producer: Sallie Davies

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970609]

The fourth of six programmes in which American Raymond Seitz reflects on the state of our two nations.

Stars and Stripes Producer Sallie Davies

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970609]

Unknown: Raymond Seitz

Producer: Sallie Davies

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970616]

Former American ambassador in London Raymond Seitz continues to reflect on the state of the two nations. Aches and Pains. America is volatile but quite content with its constitution. Britain is moderate and pragmatic but agitated by change. Producer Sallie Davies

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970616]

Producer: Sallie Davies

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970623]

Cats and Dogs. In the last of six programmes, Raymond Seitz asks why the British love animals so much. Producer Sallie Davies

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19970623]

Unknown: Raymond Seitz

Producer: Sallie Davies

Programme Catalogue - Details: Elections19960212

- PART 6

Producer: S.

KEVILL

Next in series: UP AND RUNNING PART 1

Broadcast history

12 Feb 1996 08:43-08:58 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1996-01-23.

Stars And Stripes19970609

In the fourth of six programmes, former American ambassador in London, Raymond Seitz, continues his reflections on the state of our two nations.

`Stars and Stripes'.

``Our two flags do have a lot in common.

Both are red, white and blue - red for valour, blue for peace and white for purity, which are rather strenuous standards in today's world.''.

Swings And Roundabouts19970602

The former American ambassador in London, Raymond Seitz, continues his reflections on the state of our two nations.

`Swings and Roundabouts'.

In this programme, he explores the British obsession with roundabouts and the American preference for traffic lights.

Up And Running19970526

The former American ambassador in London, Raymond Seitz, gives the second of four talks on the state of our two nations.

`Up and Running'.

Hours after the polling stations closed, Britain had a new government in place.

In America, Bill Clinton still has posts to fill.

It may take longer to form an American government, but democracy may be better served.