31 March 2016

Alistair Cooke, Blackpool


Legendary Broadcaster, Journalist and Writer,
Alistair was renowned for his 'Letter from America'
broadcast which ran for 58 years from 1946 until his death
in 2004. In 1917 at the age of 8 years he moved from Salford
with his family living here at number 10 Vance Road.
He became and American citizen in 1941
and received his Honorary Knighthood
in 1973.

Kindly Donated by
June and Trevor Lockwood
Iona Hotel

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