Alfred Alistair Cooke
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- United States journalist (born in England in 1908)
Who is Alfred Alistair Cooke?
Alfred Alistair Cooke a.k.a. Alistair Cooke KBE was a British journalist, television personality and broadcaster. Outside his journalistic output, which included Letter from America and Alistair Cooke's America, he was well known in the United States as the host of PBS Masterpiece Theatre from 1971 to 1992. After holding the job for 22 years, and having worked in television for 42 years, Cooke retired in 1992, although he continued to present Letter from America until shortly before his death. He was the father of author and folk singer John Byrne Cooke.
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Encyclopedia of Television (2004)
LIMBURG Alfred Alistair Cooke. Born in Manchester, Lancashire, England , November 20, 1908; became U.S. citizen, 1941. Attended Blackpool Grammar School; Jesus College, Cambridge, B.A. in English, 1930; Commonwealth Fund ...
Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms. A Dictionary of Discriminated Synonyms With Antonyms and Analogous and Contrasted Words (1984)
... Eng. explorer Captain James Cook (I728- I779) Eng. explorer Reginald Lansing Cook (I903- ) Amer, educator Thomas Ira Cook (I907-I976) Amer. (Eng. - born) educator (Alfred) Alistair Cooke (I908- ) Amer. (Brit, -born) writer Edmund Vance ...
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