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Alistair Cooks American Journey: Stories From The Home Front 1942
Alistair Cooke, then a Washington correspondent for The Guardian, recognized a great story to be told in investigating at first hand, the effects of the Second World War on America and the daily lives of Americans as they adjusted to radically new circumstances. Within weeks of the Pearl Harbor attack, Cooke set off with a reporter's zeal on a circuit of the entire country ...more
Published July 25th 2006 by Allen Lane
(first published June 29th 2006)
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Alistair Cooke, KBE (1908-2004), was a legendary British American journalist, television host, and radio broadcaster. He was born in Lancashire, England, and after graduating from the University of Cambridge, was hired as a journalist for the BBC. He rose to prominence for his London Letter reports, broadcast on NBC Radio in America during the 1930s. Cooke immigrated to the United States in 1937. ...moreMore about Alistair Cooke...