America's tricky relationship with Taiwan.
Alistair Cooke considers how oil price may affect the future of the US more than politics.
Alistair Cooke commemorates the life of Charles Schultz, the creator of Charlie Brown.
Alistair Cook remembers a forgotten lesson: the folly of economic prophecy.
Author Isabel Allende discusses her novel The House of the Spirits with James Naughtie.
Alistair Cook reflects on the history of how political parties choose their candidates.
Alistair Cook reviews how the United Nations reacted to a scolding from Senator J Helms.
The news that "Fur is back", leads Alistair Cook to explore why it never really went away.
Alistair Cook uses Rip Van Winkle to understand the Time Warner and America Online deal.
Alistair Cooke discusses Boris Yeltsin's resignation and Mr Putin's praise of the KGB.
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