After a break from the news, Alistair Cooke reflects on how knowledge affects the psyche.
Alistair Cooke reflects on the political centrism occuring in both the US and the UK.
Alistair Cooke examines how power supply issues in San Francisco now eclipse earthquakes.
Alistair Cooke considers arguments surrounding the power failure crisis in California.
Alistair Cooke considers the anti-American sentiments being shouted from around the globe.
Alistair Cooke reflects on the Supreme Court and the way in which it makes its decisions.
On the anniversary of the Columbine massacre, Alistair Cooke examines the media reporting.
With a new trilby at the ready, Alistair Cooke considers the problem of CO2 emissions.
Alistair Cooke reflects on the crash landing of an American spy plane on a Chinese island.
Alistair Cooke considers Senator John McCain's campaign funding reform bill.
Alistair Cooke reflects on President Bush's decision not to support the Kyoto Treaty.
Alistair Cooke considers the first two months of George W. Bush in the White House.
Alistair Cooke reflects on the foot and mouth epidemic affecting Britain.
Alistair Cooke considers the role of vice-presidents through history.
Alistair Cooke is shocked by the results of a recent poll to name the greatest presidents.
Clinton's White House departure inspires Alistair Cooke to explore past presidents' exits.
Alistair Cooke reflects on the rise and fall of wealth through three generations.
Alistair Cooke considers George W Bush's push to decentralise government.
Working 9 to 5? Alistair Cooke investigates the quirky work habits of past US presidents.
Alistair Cooke compares the colourful characters of past US presidents.
After George Bush’s inauguration, Alistair Cooke recalls Andrew Jackson’s rowdy induction.
Reports of pollution in the North Sea remind Alistair Cooke of a childhood fishing trip.
Alistair Cooke debates whether the internet is the miracle cure for the US economy.
After the presidential election excitement, Alistair Cooke ponders the secrets to old age.
Alistair Cooke discusses the confirmation of the new president, George Bush.
Alistair Cooke contemplates the pros and cons of democracy.
Alistair Cooke asks whether voting result doubts are paralysing America's government.
Alistair Cooke compares the voting irregularities of 1876 to the current electoral crisis.
After feasting on turkey and yams, Alistair Cooke delves into the origins of Thanksgiving.
The various legal issues underlying the failure to elect a new President.