RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Alistair Cooke

A collection of news and information related to Alistair Cooke published by this site and its partners.

Top Alistair Cooke Articles

Displaying items 1-8
  • The life and fate of Alger Hiss remains a hot topic among readers

    "The other curious thing about the Hiss case is the psychology of believing that Hiss was a spy, which requires abandoning much of what we know about rational thought." — Newspaper columnist Molly Ivins in 1996 I knew that my Alger Hiss column...
  • France to consider bill allowing same-sex marriage

     
    The French Cabinet approved a draft bill legalizing same-sex marriage, which now goes to the legislature for consideration....
  • Bob Banner dies at 89; Emmy-winning producer

    Bob Banner dies at 89; Emmy-winning producer
    Bob Banner, an Emmy Award-winning television producer and director whose credits included "The Garry Moore Show," "Candid Camera" and "Solid Gold" and who gave a career boost to a young Carol Burnett years before becoming executive producer of her popular...
  • Don't mess with a 'Masterpiece'

     
    For my entire television-viewing life, Sunday night has meant one thing: “Masterpiece Theatre.” One of my earliest TV memories was being allowed to stay up to watch “The Six Wives of Henry VIII.” It was very racy for an 8-year-old,....
  • Check out the YA Fest celebrating young adult fiction

     
    Jennifer Murgia has always found young adult fiction more compelling than standard adult books. “I really enjoy teen fiction,” says the Palmer Township mother of two. “Kids are so impressionable at that age and think they can change...
  • Ali Akbar Khan dies at 87; sarod player helped bring Indian music to U.S.

    Maestro Ali Akbar Khan, the master Indian musician and composer who was a pivotal figure in introducing the music of his homeland to the West, has died. He was 87. The legendary sarod player and teacher died of kidney failure Thursday night at his home...
  • Julia Child at 80

    At 80, Julia Child is still a champion of the good life. And with more than 40 years of fine dining under her belt--which fits quite trimly--she's a powerful argument for having your genoise and eating it too. "I eat properly, and that makes a...
  • C-SPAN pleads with Reid, Pelosi to open final drafting sessions for Obama's healthcare bill (Updated)

     
    As every sentient American citizen knows, Brian Lamb is the ever-calm, always inquisitive, consummately polite host of decades of interviews on the essential C-SPAN that should be on the Favorites list of every voter's remote TV control. As America's...