After Alistair Cooke's death the Fulbright Alistair Cooke Award in. .Alistair Cooke's America (22 November 1973) BBC Books, London.
After Alistair Cooke's death the Fulbright Alistair Cooke Award in Journalism was established as a tribute to the man and his life and career achievements . ISBN 0-563-12182-3; (13 November 2003) Phoenix. Letters from America: The Americans, Letters from America and Talk About America.
America Observed: Newspaper Years of Alistair Cooke. I thoroughly enjoyed this collection of newspaper treats, and now am only left wondering why it sat on my bookshelf, unread, for two years before I finally got to it. And also where I can find more of Alistair Cooke. 0394573420 (ISBN13: 9780394573427).
America Observed" provides, for the first time, a collection of Alistair Cooke's memorable dispatches to "The Guardian" written between 1946 and 1972, the year that he retired as the paper's chief American correspondent. Ronald Wells has selected over 50 interpretative peices that span the great range of Cooke's reporting: politics, literature, sport, vignettes of regional life, long-gone Presidents from Truman to Nixon, the racial turmoil of the 1960s and profiles of Americans as various as Frank Lloyd Wright and Garry Cooper, Eleanor Roosevelt and Marilyn.
By the well-known newspaper and radio correspondent Alistair Cooke, this collection comprises 59 of Cooke's dispatches from America for The Manchester Guardian and The Guardian covering the period from 1946 to 1972. Penguin Books LTD. ISBN-10.
The book accompanying the television series Alistair Cooke’s America sold almost 2m copies
As Guardian journalist and BBC broadcaster, he never abandoned his principle of the objectivity of the reporter. The book accompanying the television series Alistair Cooke’s America sold almost 2m copies. And Cooke became a household name in the US as host of television’s Masterpiece Theatre.
Release Date:January 1989. Publisher:Penguin Books Ltd. Length:256 Pages.
Select Format: Hardcover. Release Date:January 1989. 41 lbs. Dimensions:7. 20th Century Americas Biographies Education & Reference History Social Science Social Sciences World. Recently Viewed and Featured. Alan Rawsthorne: Portrait of a Composer.
Alistair Cooke’s weekly talks on American life, history and politics from 1946 – 2004. Discover more programmes. The best of Radio 4: opinion pieces, history, international reporting, books and culture. Letter from America by theme. The best of Letter from America - from elections and presidents to movies and television. See Cooke’s original scripts for Letter from America. Listen to the programmes, and see the scripts at the Boston University Archive. Music, movies and television in America. Letter from America rediscovered. The story of how 650 taped home recordings were found and restored.
The son of a Wesleyan Methodist lay preacher, Cooke pursued literary and theatrical interests at Jesus College, Cambridge, and graduated summa.
Alistair Cooke delivered his last Letter from America after 58 years on Friday 20 February (repeated, as ever, on Saturday and Sunday) and, having unusually missed the following week through illness, retired only this month. Alistair Cooke delivered his last Letter from America after 58 years on Friday 20 February (repeated, as ever, on Saturday and Sunday) and, having unusually missed the following week through illness, retired only this month. It was the 2,869th of his series of radio despatches for the BBC. Download the new Indpendent Premium app.
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A classic from what now seems like the Golden Age of TV documentaries, Alistair Cooke’s America (America: A Personal History of the United States) was first broadcast in 1972-3 and it remains, along with the contemporary The World at War, an example of how documentaries should be made.