This week, as Barack Obama's personal approval ratings slump to an all-time low of just 39%, we ask Democrat Strategist Terry McAuliffe whether the President can still pull off a dramatic comeback, in the style of number 33, Harry Truman.

Brother and sister Tamim Ansary and Rebecca Pettys recall an idyllic American childhood spent in Afghanistan's Helmand Valley.

The author Philip Connors gives us a call from his self-imposed solitude among the treetops of New Mexico's Gila National Forest.

And Darius Rucker tells all on going from rock band frontman to black country & western singer.

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Tue 23 Aug 2011 01:05 GMT