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  • Letter from America, 1946-2004by Alistair Cooke

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 35.00

    For over half a century, Alistair Cooke entertained and informed millions of listeners around the world in his weekly BBC radio program Letter from America . An outstanding observer of the American scene, he became one of the world?s best-loved broadcasters, and a foreigner who helped Americans better understand themselves. Here, in print for the... more...

  • Letter from Americaby Alistair Cooke

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 15.50

    When Alistair Cooke retired in March 2004 and then died a few weeks later, he was acclaimed by many as one of the greatest broadcasters of all time. His Letters from America, which began in 1946 and continued uninterrupted every week until early 2004, kept the world in touch with what was happening in Cooke's wry, liberal and humane style. This... more...

  • The Patient Has the Floorby Alistair Cooke

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99

    Masterful essays by one of the most distinctive voices in broadcast journalism In his  Letter from America  reports for the BBC and as the host of PBS?s  Masterpiece Theatre , Alistair Cooke addressed millions of people all over the world every week. The fourteen essays collected here, each of which was first delivered as a speech, showcase the... more...

  • America Observedby Alistair Cooke

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99

    The definitive survey of Alistair Cooke?s brilliant career as a newspaperman Few journalists have covered the American scene as thoroughly as Alistair Cooke did. In addition to presenting the Sunday-night  Letter from America  broadcasts for the BBC, Cooke was the  Guardian ?s chief US correspondent for more than a quarter century, filing daily... more...

  • A Generation on Trialby Alistair Cooke

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99

    The case that defined an infamous era, as reported by one of the twentieth century?s most celebrated journalists In August 1948, a former Communist Party member named Whittaker Chambers testified before the House Un-American Activities Committee that a secret cell of Communists had infiltrated Franklin D. Roosevelt?s New Deal administration. Chief... more...

  • The Americansby Alistair Cooke

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99

    ?Reading [Cooke] is like spending an evening with him: you may have heard it all before, but never told with such grace and sparkle.? ? The New York Times Book Review As the voice of the BBC?s Letter from America for close to six decades, Alistair Cooke addressed several millions of listeners on five continents. They tuned in every Friday evening... more...

  • Letters from Americaby Alistair Cooke

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99

    ?[Cooke is] one of the most gifted and urbane essayists of the century, a supreme master.? ?The Spectator As the voice of the BBC?s Letter from America for close to six decades, Alistair Cooke addressed several millions of listeners on five continents. They tuned in every Friday evening or Sunday morning to listen to his erudite and entertaining... more...

  • Talk About Americaby Alistair Cooke

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99

    ?There is never going to be anyone else like Cooke, a chronicler of amazing times.? ? The Daily Telegraph As the voice of the BBC?s Letter from America for close to six decades, Alistair Cooke addressed several millions of listeners on five continents. They tuned in every Friday evening or Sunday morning to listen to his erudite and entertaining... more...

  • Memories of the Great & the Goodby Alistair Cooke

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99

    Alistair Cooke knew, met, interviewed, or reported on many of the most influential men and women of the twentieth century and in this collection profiles the twenty-three he considered the most remarkable In his career of more than fifty years broadcasting the BBC radio program Letter from America and as the US correspondent for the Guardian... more...

  • Alistair Cooke at the Moviesby Alistair Cooke

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99

    A wonderful entertainment that reflects Alistair Cooke?s love affair with cinema, from his early days as a film critic to his iconic role as the host of Masterpiece Theatre Humphrey Bogart, Fred Astaire, Lauren Bacall, Marlene Dietrich, and Marilyn Monroe are just a few of the stars profiled, along with many directors, in this sparkling and... more...