Memories of the Great and the Good

by Alistair Cooke

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ISBN-13: 9781559704793
Publisher: Arcade Publishing
Publication date: 10/14/1999
Edition description: REV
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Alistair Cooke hosted PBS’s Masterpiece Theatre for twenty-two years and was known internationally for his weekly BBC broadcast “Letter from America.” He died in 2004.

Table of Contents

To the Reader ix

Acknowledgments xv

1 George Bernard Shaw 1

2 John Nance Garner: The Frontiersman 17

3 Frank Lloyd Wright 29

4 Wodehouse at Eighty 39

5 FDR 53

6 Maker of a President: Eleanor Roosevelt 69

7 General Marshall 75

8 Dean Acheson 89

9 Eisenhower at Gettysburg 101

10 Harold Ross 113

11 The Legend of Gary Cooper 123

12 Robert Frost 131

13 Goldwater: Jefferson in the Desert 143

14 Chichester: The Master Mariner 155

15 Reagan: The Common Man Writ Large 163

16 The Duke 175

17 Aiken of Vermont 187

18 Barbara McClintock: The Gene on the Cob 197

19 George Abbott 207

20 Scotty Reston: The Maestro from Glasgow 217

21 Erma Bombeck: A Rare Bird 229

22 The Last Victorian 239

23 The Gentleman from Georgia 259

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