Letter from America: the Bush Jr Years (2001- 2004)

Letter from America: the Bush Jr Years (2001- 2004)

George W Bush’s first term was defined by the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the US’s resulting “war on terror” and invasion of Iraq. A fascinating social, cultural and political history of American life, through the words of British-American journalist and broadcaster, Alistair Cooke (1908 – 2004).

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