Alistair Cooke (2)

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# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Talk About America 8 Audio 1974 Pye Records
2 Talk About America 5 Audio 1970 BBC Records

British/American journalist, television personality and broadcaster. Born November 20th 1908 in Salford, Lancashire, England - Died March 30th 2004. Outside his journalistic output, which included "Letter from America" and "Alistair Cooke's America", he was well known in the United States as the host of PBS "Masterpiece Theater" from 1971 to 1992. After holding the job for 22 years, and having worked in television for 42 years, Cooke retired in 1992, although he continued to present Letter from America until shortly before his death. He was the father of author and folk singer John Byrne Cooke.

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