From America’s great hope after Nixon’s election victory, to disillusionment after Watergate through to President Carter’s election. Alistair Cooke's account of American life.
Title: Should Nixon resign?
November 9th, 1973
Why the American policy in the state of Israel is failing to keep the home fires burning; and why an embattled President Nixon has more to fear from friends… Go to Episode
December 14th, 1973
Nixon makes past tax returns public to quell claims of tax evasion - but his minimal returns don't quite add up. This archive edition of Letter from America… Go to Episode
May 10th, 1974
Avoiding corruption in politics, the temptations of advertising money, which can turn great actors into salesmen, and Earth Day's unexpected trash problems. Go to Episode
May 31st, 1974
Duke Ellington - remembering not just a great jazz musician, but an elegant, articulate man of unassailable natural dignity. Go to Episode