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Highbrow broadcaster Alistair Cooke, who hosted PBS's Masterpiece Theatre from 1971 to '92 and presided over Britain's popular Letter from America radio show for nearly six decades, died Tuesday at his home in New York of apparent heart disease. He was 95.

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Highbrow broadcaster Alistair Cooke, who hosted PBS's Masterpiece Theatre from 1971 to '92 and presided over Britain's popular Letter from America radio show for nearly six decades, died Tuesday at his home in New York of apparent heart disease. He was 95.