Looking at Travel Destinations: the United States

  • America still exerts a call on the Western psyche. We’ve never quite gotten over the fact that (barring all the massacring of native residents and keeping of slaves) it is essentially a two century and counting experiment in the genuine freedom of the individual. We have also never gotten over the fact that its media have pervaded our ears and eyes for more than 60 years. Ever since the radiogram became a fixture in every home, and Alistair Cooke started his Letter from America, we were hooked.