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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; Not Available

    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...

  • Alistair Cooke's American Journeyby Alistair Cooke

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; Not Available

    Alistair Cooke, then a Washington correspondent for the Guardian , recognized a great story to be told in investigating at first hand the effects of the Second World War on America and the daily lives of Americans as they adjusted to radically new circumstances. Within weeks of the Pearl Harbor attack, Cooke set off with a reporter?s zeal on a circuit... more...

  • Reporting Americaby Alistair Cooke

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; Not Available

    Alistair Cooke was the greatest of all twentieth century reporters of life in America to the rest of the world. Published to celebrate the centenary of his birth, this book presents the cream of his writings on the events that shaped modern American history, from the end of the Second World War through to the assassination of John Kennedy and of Bobby... more...

  • Alistair Cooke's Americaby Alistair Cooke

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; Not Available

    For years legendary broadcaster Alistair Cooke brought America to the rest of the world with incomparable wit and wisdom. This is his now classic and irresistibly readable 'personal history' of America, guiding us through centuries of changing life in the US. Beginning with his own arrival in America as a graduate in the 1930s, Alistair Cooke... more...

  • Reporting Americaby Alistair Cooke

    Overlook 2012; US$ 9.99

    Over fifty years of reportage on American life by one of the 20th century's greatest broadcasters for nearly sixty years, Alistair Cooke reported on American life for the BBC. Reporting America is a fascinating account of history in the making. His beloved radio show, Letter from America , saw eleven presidents, four wars, and an incredible shift... more...

  • Alistair Cooke's Americaby Alistair Cooke

    Basic Books 2009; US$ 16.95

    First published in 1973, this follow-up to Alistair Cooke?s acclaimed 1972 television documentary series America: A Personal History of the United States has sold almost two million copies. From the nation?s discovery to modern times; from the American revolutionaries to the pioneers who forged westward; from the slaves who fled north to the immigrants... 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...