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The Reith Lectures Geoffrey Hosking: The Rediscovery of Politics: 1988, A Great Power in Crisis
1/6 Professor Geoffrey Hosking analyses how a 'glasnost' affects the Soviet economy.
Desert Island Discs Sir Claus Moser
Sue Lawley's castaway is public servant Sir Claus Moser
Letter from America by Alistair Cooke George H W Bush vs Michael Dukakis
A profile of the Democratic and Republic contenders for the White House in 1988.
Desert Island Discs Germaine Greer
Sue Lawley's castaway is academic and campaigner Germaine Greer
Letter from America by Alistair Cooke The Bess Myerson trial begins
The Bess Myerson trial, often referred to as "the Bess mess", begins in New York.
Desert Island Discs Rt. Hon. Michael Foot
Sue Lawley's castaway is former leader of the Labour Party the Rt Hon Michael Foot
Letter from America by Alistair Cooke Baseball and politics in 1988
Do the baseball metaphors of the 1988 presidential candidates endear them to the public?
Desert Island Discs Cilla Black
Sue Lawley's castaway is singer Cilla Black
Desert Island Discs Terry Wogan
Sue Lawley's castaway is broadcaster Terry Wogan
Letter from America by Alistair Cooke 1988 televised debates, and Thatcher in 1979
Has the campaign for the 1988 presidential election become too sterile?