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Alistair Cooke compares the colourful characters of past US presidents.
Alistair Cooke is shocked by the results of a recent poll to name the greatest presidents.
In light of a Supreme Court verdict Alistair Cooke reflects on the rights of grandparents.
How the Electoral College has the last say over US votes.
Alistair Cooke contemplates the pros and cons of democracy.
Constitutional rights and violation of the American flag.
Working 9 to 5? Alistair Cooke investigates the quirky work habits of past US presidents.
Alistair Cooke pays tribute to Robert Lochner and Alexander Butterfield.
India launches a series of nuclear tests, taking the American government by surprise.
Alistair Cooke reflects on why it takes so long for the Supreme Court to reach a verdict.
The presidential inaugurations from George Washington (1789) to Bill Clinton (1997).
What the people expect of their president.
What makes a good government, and should prayers be read in American public schools?
Clinton's White House departure inspires Alistair Cooke to explore past presidents' exits.
Alistair Cooke reflects on the wide-ranging functions of the US Supreme Court.
Alistair Cooke reflects on the Supreme Court and the way in which it makes its decisions.
Why does it take so long to move in, and out, of the White House?
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