Letter from America by Alistair Cooke: The Reagan Years (1981-1988)
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Ronald Reagan’s presidency: Reagonomics, the Grenada invasion, the Iran-contra scandal and reconciliation with the Soviet. Alistair Cooke's fascinating account of American life.
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Misgivings over Gorbachev's liberalisation proposals as observers fear further splits from satellite nations.
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.