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Author: Alistair Cooke
ISBN13: 978-0745170589
Title: The Patient Has The Floor
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Language: English
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Publisher: New Portway Book / Chivers; Large Print Ed edition (1987)
Pages: 264

The Patient Has The Floor by Alistair Cooke

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Start by marking The Patient Has the Floor as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. The Patient Has the Floor. Alistair Cooke's humour, sense of proportion and his combination of a scholar's erudition with a journalist's sense of the present create for masterful prose that is genuinely supple and genuinely moving with the rhythms of the spoken voice. In these essays the layman is talking back.

No one played the devil’s advocate with as much grace and good humor as did Alistair Cooke. The Patient Has the Floor is an eminently quotable testament to his extraordinary talents as a journalist, scholar, and public speaker.

This book can be downloaded and read in Apple Books on your Mac or iOS device. Masterful essays by one of the most distinctive voices in broadcast journalism. In his Letter from America reports for the BBC and as the host of PBS’s Masterpiece Theatre, Alistair Cooke addressed millions of people all over the world every week. The fourteen essays collected here, each of which was first delivered as a speech, showcase the wit, charm, and eloquence of Cooke’s voice in more intimate, but no less intimidating, settings. No one played the devil’s advocate with as much grace and good humor as did Alistair Cooke.

Alistair Cooke, KBE (1908–2004), was a legendary British American journalist, television host, and radio broadcaster. He was born in Lancashire, England, and after graduating from the University of Cambridge, was hired as a journalist for the BBC. He rose to prominence for his London Letter reports, broadcast on NBC Radio in America during the 1930s. Cooke immigrated to the United States in 1937

Alistair Cooke is a journalist and broadcaster. Cooke was born in Manchester, England on November 20, 1908. He obtained his education at Cambridge, Yale, and Harvard. His career is based on his observations of American life and culture. Cooke worked as a correspondent for NBC and as a special correspondent for the London Times and the Guardian

An engaging series of essays based on lectures Cooke presented over twenty years on a wide range of subjects. ISBN13:9780394503653. Release Date:April 1986.

Addressing the House of Representatives on the bicentennial of the Continental Congress, he warns against the dangers of sentimentalizing history and wryly notes that "practically every man who signed the Declaration of Independence is at this moment being measured for a halo or, at worst a T-shirt. No one played the devil's advocate with as much grace and good humor as did Alistair Cooke.

Alfred Alistair Cooke, British correspondent, writer, broadcaster. Recipient Peabody award for international news reporting, 1952, 73; Benjamin Franklin medal Royal Society Arts, 1973; Howland medal Yale University, 1977; Special Peabody award, 1983; decorated knight Commander British Empire, 1973.

Collects the talks given by the author, over the past twenty years, to diverse groups, including physicians, architects, lawyers, military men, and university professors, on such matters as hypochondria, freedom and the soldier, and the American revolution