Alvin Hall travels the USA revisiting the insights and observations of Alistair Cooke's Letter from America, on subjects as diverse as jazz, immigration and the American Dream
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Explore over 900 despatches covering seven decades of American life, history & politics.
US presidents from Truman to Bush, assessed and remembered by Alistair Cooke.
History as it happened – from the Wall Street Crash to 9/11.
It ain't over till the last vote is counted. Great moments from presidential races.
Alvin Hall examines Alistair Cooke's response to the assassination of John F. Kennedy.