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1970s USA rediscovered through lost recordings of Alistair Cooke's Letter From America.
The debate on gun control in the US, as examined by Alistair Cooke in 1993.
How two refugees warned Roosevelt of the German nuclear threat.
The life of Rudolph Valentino (1895-1926).
A history of the Augusta National Golf Club from its formation in 1777.
The secret ailments of President John F Kennedy.
A profile of Reuben Mattus (1912-1994), the co-founder of Haagen-Dazs.
Profiles of entertainers Groucho Marx (1898-1977) and Bing Crosby (1903-1977).
In the wake of 9/11, Alistair Cooke remembers introducing Bernstein to Handel's Messiah.
In his last letter, Alistair Cooke examines Iraq’s influence on the Presidential Election.
How slimming became fashionable during the food shortages of the First World War.
Alistair Cooke remembers the time he was mistaken for a spy during World War II.
Alistair Cooke discusses the resignation of the US chief weapons inspector, Dr David Kay.
Alistair Cooke remembers when doctors used to make house calls.
Alistair Cooke remembers a Palm Beach winter, as Arctic weather hits the northern states.
Alistair Cooke refuses to exhaust himself describing all the presidential candidates.
Alistair Cooke wonders what makes people favour athletic prowess over academic skill.
Alistair Cooke examines how congressmen secure re-appointments during an election year.
Charles Dickens’ Scrooge reminds Alistair Cooke of the uniting force of Christmas.
An anniversary gets Alistair Cooke out from a sticky broadcasting situation.
Alistair Cooke examines why it is so difficult to establish democracy in Iraq.
In light of new concerns about healthy eating, Alistair Cooke reflects on Thanksgiving.
Alistair Cooke compares Chinese import tax with the great depression Smoot-Hawley Tariff.
Alistair Cooke examines how casualty numbers influences the public's appetite for war.
Alistair Cooke celebrates the architectural achievements of Stanford White.
Forty years on, Alistair Cooke examines the effect of destroying the Pennsylvania Station.
Alistair Cooke examines the Pledge of Allegiance and its role in a secular society.
Alistair Cooke muses on curious linguistic differences between America and England.
Alistair Cooke contemplates Arnold Schwarzenegger's role as governor.
Alistair Cooke pays tribute to Robert Lochner and Alexander Butterfield.