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Letter from America by Alistair Cooke

Mount St Helens erupts

Duration: 14 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Mount St Helens eruption blights farming across north and west while the southern state of Florida erupts into race riots over Cuban refugee influx.

This archive edition of Letter from America was recorded by one of two listeners, who between them taped and labelled over 650 Letter From America programmes from 1973 to 1989. It was restored by the BBC in 2014. Show less

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