1970s USA rediscovered through lost recordings of Alistair Cooke's Letter From America.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
The debate on gun control in the US, as examined by Alistair Cooke in 1993.
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.