Youth might be wasted on the young, but Alistair Cooke believes they have a bright future.
James Naughtie talks to J K Rowling about Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.
Alistair Cooke pays tribute to Ernest Hemingway with a parody of his writing style.
Alistair Cooke considers the hysterical press coverage of John Kennedy Jr's plane crash.
Do sports contests ease international relations? Alistair Cooke is sceptical.
Whilst under a heat induced house arrest, Alistair Cooke marvels at air conditioning.
James Naughtie talks to Kate Atkinson about her novel, Behind the Scenes at the Museum.
Alistair Cooke reflects on a golden parachute handed out upon retirement.
Alistair Cooke reflects on why it takes so long for the Supreme Court to reach a verdict.
Do spontaneous protests occur? Alistair Cooke explores Rosa Parks’ infamous bus ride.
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