Cooke leaves Radio 4

Veteran BBC Radio 4 broadcaster Alistair Cooke is retiring after 70 years at the BBC. The 95-year-old has presented the Letter from America show since 1946 and joined the corporation in 1934 as a film critic. The current affairs and historical programme is the world's ...

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