Presidential expectations

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The high expectations we have of any president inevitably result in disappointment.

This archive edition of Letter from America was recorded by one of two listeners, who between them taped and labelled over 650 Letter From America programmes from 1973 to 1989. It was restored by the BBC in 2014.

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14 minutes

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Sun 17 Apr 1977 09:15

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PresenterAlistair Cooke

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