The Alistair Cooke Memorial Lecture

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An American Patriot Today

In a tribute to one of the most insightful observers of America, the BBC presents the Alistair Cooke Memorial Lecture.

The lecturer is Senator John Mccain, one of the most popular politicians in the United States today.

In front of an invited audience at the English Speaking Union in London, on the day that Americans celebrate their independence from Britain 229 years ago, Senator McCain argues that to be an American patriot is to support a moral mission at home and abroad.

Introduced by broadcaster Nick Clarke, the biographer of Alistair Cooke.