Letter from America: the early years (1940s, 1950s and 1960s)

Letter from America: the early years (1940s, 1950s and 1960s)

The assassinations of John F Kennedy and Bobby Kennedy through to Vietnam and America’s shame at the My Lai massacre. 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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