Alistair Cooke's America

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Alistair Cooke's personal examination of the history of the United States

60 minutes

Alistair Cooke's personal examination of the history of the United States

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Alistair Cooke's personal examination of the history of the United States continues with a look at prosperity and politics in the 1920s. However, by the end of the decade the prosperity had vanished and had been replaced by economic depression.

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Alistair Cooke's personal examination of the history of the United States continues with a look at prosperity and politics in the 1920s. However, by the end of the decade the prosperity had vanished and had been replaced by economic depression.
First transmitted in 1972, Alistair Cooke offers a personal history of his experiences within the United States. He recounts some of the most memorable places he visited and reminisces over many of the surprising discoveries that he made.

Cooke details his first visit to America as a 23-year-old. Retracing his journey, Cooke recalls many of the significant attachments that he made in the States, among them the city of New Orleans and his friendship with journalist HL Mencken.

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s1e1 The First Impact
November 12, 1972
First transmitted in 1972, Alistair Cooke offers a personal history of his experiences within the United States. He recounts some of the most memorable places he visited and reminisces over many of the surprising discoveries that he made. Cooke details his first visit to America as a 23-year-old. Retracing his journey, Cooke recalls many of the significant attachments that he made in the States, among them the city of New Orleans and his friendship with journalist HL Mencken.
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