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Duration: 14 minutes

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

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

Letter from America by Alistair Cooke

Republicans solid for Reagan

Duration: 14 minutes

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

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For once, the Republican party is solidly united for one candidate while the Democrats lose backing for both Carter and Kennedy. Show more

Letter from America by Alistair Cooke

Carter's visits fail to ignite campaign

Duration: 14 minutes

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

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President Carter's flying visits to crisis-torn areas seen only as political and fail to boost his standing. Show more

Letter from America by Alistair Cooke

Reagan wins Republican nomination

Duration: 14 minutes

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

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Republican convention endorses the nomination of 70-year-old Ronald Reagan as its presidential candidate. Show more

Duration: 14 minutes

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

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America's lead in the technological revolution has been lost during the past thirty years as Europe and the Far East steam ahead. Show more

Letter from America by Alistair Cooke

Candidates claim victory in TV debate

Duration: 14 minutes

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

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Polls will chart Carter's performance in TV debate while the other two candidates both claim victory. Show more

Letter from America by Alistair Cooke

The World Series gets the vote, 1980

Duration: 14 minutes

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

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The World Series gets the popular vote while the presidential candidates get mean with each other. Show more