Alistair Cooke’s America
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America — based mostly on journalist-historian Cooke’s terribly standard thirteen-part tv collection — bought greater than one million copies. But Cooke’s view of America’s dynamic previous and its impression upon the always-changing current continues to supply placing insights into the singular character of a nation.
America first rose to the highest of best-seller lists have themselves wrought additional dramatic modifications. Presidents have been impeached, economies have toppled, empires have collapsed, and towers have fallen. In mild of such occasions, Cooke has written for this re-creation a compelling introduction and last chapter that deliver his story of America updated with the knowledge of the inimitably grand outdated man of correspondents.