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Book of the Week: Cooke's Elections

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1/5. Archive editions of Letter from America, featuring Alistair Cooke 's thoughts about presidential campaigns over the past 60 years. The first programme documents the 1948 contest between Republican candidate Thomas Dewey and incumbent Democrat president Harry S Truman. introduced by the BBC's North America editor Justin Webb. Producer Mark Savage Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: To pre-order the CD Alistair Cooke 's Letters from America: The Elections (released 9 October) for E6.74 (RRP E8.99) including p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p a minute) or visit www.bbcshop.com and enter code RTD244 at the checkout

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Unknown: Alistair Cooke
Unknown: Thomas Dewey
Unknown: Harry S Truman.
Editor: Justin Webb.
Unknown: Alistair Cooke

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Book of the Week: Cooke's Elections

BBC Radio 4 FM, 30 June 2008 9.45






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