Homelessness

Manchester International Festival is showcasing thepoetry
Manchester International Festival is showcasing the poetry of former homeless people.

Hotels for the homeless

Koch ponders using hotels for NY's homeless.
New York mayor to look at suggestion to house the city's homeless in empty hotel rooms.

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.