Alistair Cooke

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Noun1.Alistair Cooke - United States journalist (born in England in 1908)
England - a division of the United Kingdom
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One got the news of the pope's unusual if delayed benevolence through Alistair Cooke's weekly 'Letter from America'.
Harriman, feminist reporter Liz Carpenter, British journalist Alistair Cooke, Secretary of State Dean Rusk, and columnist Jack Anderson.
Alistair Cooke was a British journalist known for the former weekly radio series Letter from America, while Alistair Cooke (Baron Lexden) is a British historian and a member of the House of Lords.
Whenever I hear the US election battles on the TV between Democratic and Republican candidates I offer up a silent prayer for the return of Alistair Cooke's Letter from America.
Now called the Arqiva Hall of Fame, the prestigous club includes the likes of Chris Evans, Kenny Everett, Alistair Cooke, The Goons and Tony Hancock.
5JOURNALIST, TV presenter and host of BBC Radio 4's Letter from America Alistair Cooke filmed a short introduction when POLDARK was first shown in America as part of popular PBS Masterpiece Theatre series.
In 1971, "Masterpiece Theatre'' premiered on PBS with host Alistair Cooke introducing the drama series "The First Churchills.'' French fashion designer Coco Chanel died in Paris at age 87.
He asserts, for instance, that people in this country knew little about the US before Alistair Cooke's Letter from America, whose weekly BBC radio editions from 1946 to 2004 amounted to the world's longest-running commentary programme.
In 2004 comedian Tim Vine broke which ANSWERS: 1 Malta; 2 Fermat's Last Theorem; 3 Diane Modahl; 4 The Ottoman Empire; 5 The Sydney to Hobart Race; 6 A black hole; 7 Most jokes told in an hour (499); 8 Asia; 9 Taiwan; 10 Alistair Cooke. Guinness World Record?
FARCE The sustained crowd abuse directed at the visiting team moved veteran broadcaster Alistair Cooke to describe the last day as "the arrival of the golf hooligan."
He later produced and directed The Fred Waring Show and went on to be a director on Omnibus, hosted by Alistair Cooke. Banner won a directing Emmy in 1958 for The Dinah Shore Chevy Show.
ALISTAIR COOKE 7 Always fighting with his technique but mentally strong.