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Letter 1645: In this broadcast, Cooke discusses the many intricacies of the American system of governance. Given that the presidential election is less than three months away, Mr. Cooke pays close attention to the electoral college. 
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1980-08-24
Letter 1646: Energy and the weather are the topics discussed in this episode. Cooke particularly focuses on the Energy Assistance bill that has a surprisingly high number of Republican supporters. 
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1980-08-31
Letter 1648: Television and American politics is the topic of this episode. With the presidential election just two months away, Cooke examines television debates and America's tortured history with television. 
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1980-09-14
Letter 1649:Because of an ongoing gas crisis, Americans are buying smaller, more efficient cars. Cooke goes into this topic with his usual gusto. 
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1980-09-21
Letter 1650: Mr. Cooke starts by bringing up some of the titans of American humor, from W.C. Fields to Charlie Chaplin. Mr. Cooke also discusses the irascible journalist H.L. Mencken. Finally, Cooke discusses the fallout of the presidential TV debates. 
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1980-09-28
Letter 1651: Two distinct matters occupy this episode of "Letter from America": modern art and Republican candidate Ronald Reagan's newfound support from self-identified independents. 
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1980-10-05
Letter 1652: Is the book selling business like any other? Mr. Cooke shifts through the facts regarding the market and creativity. 
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1980-10-12
Letter 1653: The two great American pastimes, baseball and presidential elections, are discussed in this episode. Mr. Cooke details why most Americans turned on the 1980 World Series and tuned out the TV debates. 
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1980-10-19
Letter 1657: The media is discussed in this episode, as Mr. Cooke wonders aloud how the American media managed to get the 1980 presidential election all wrong. 
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1980-11-16
Letter 1658: After a brief discussion about the differences between the British and American systems of governance, Mr. Cooke describes all of the work facing President-Elect Ronald Reagan. 
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1980-11-23
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