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It ain't over till the last vote is counted. Great moments from presidential races, as recalled by Alistair Cooke in his weekly BBC reports.
The secret ailments of President John F Kennedy.
When presidential candidates only talked policy, and when Adlai Stephenson broke the rule.
Remembering Barry Goldwater, the most influential presidential runner-up in US history.
Is it possible to predict the outcome of a presidential election?
A reflection on the comment that ended the presidential campaign of George Romney.
Ronald Reagan defeats Jimmy Carter in the 1980 presidential election.
Is there too much news coverage of the 1980 Democratic nomination campaigns?
George Bush's victory in the 1988 election, and the complexity of a modern ballot paper.
How can a televised debate change the public perception of a politician?
Why do journalists flock to Washington for the presidential election?
The revelations of the televised debate between Al Gore and Ross Perot.
The difficulty in predicting the outcome of presidential elections.
Bill Clinton's presidential victory 1996
How Americans feel about Jimmy Carter.
Why Americans chose Republican Richard Nixon on 7 November 1972.