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Discover the best of Letter from America broadcasts - from elections and presidents to movies and television.
Presidents – FDR, Truman, JFK, LBJ, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan.
Highlights from the 1970s. Taped by two listeners, restored by BBC Archives in 2014.
See Cooke’s original scripts for Letter from America
From the civil rights movement through to affirmative action cases in the 1990s.
From Halloween to Columbus day, how Americans commemorate events.
The story of Richard Nixon, from his re-election, through to his disgrace after Watergate.
History as it happened – from the Wall Street Crash to 9/11.
America's involvement in wars in the 20th and early 21st centuries.
What shaped America’s view on world events.
Television, American movie stars and great jazz musicians.
Courts and caucuses, political parties and primaries demystified.
Interviews and programmes about Alistair Cooke.