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America Observed

Alistair Cooke

America Observed

The Newspaper years of Alistair Cooke

by Alistair Cooke

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Published by Knopf .
Written in English


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Number of Pages232
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ISBN 100394573420
ISBN 109780394573427


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America observed: from the s to the s. [Alistair Cooke; Ronald Wells] -- Alistair Cooke on McCarthyism, civil rights movement, Billy Graham, Marilyn Monroe, the Kennedys and other politicians, Miss Oklahoma wining the Miss America pageant (), etc.

The book's basis was a nine month visit to America by De Tocqueville inostensibly to study America's prison system. It was an interesting time to visit America, half-way between the establishment of the constitution and the Civil War5.

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