20th-century American writers in all BBC programmes
Alistair Cook looks at the rise and fall of Senator John McCain.
Alistair Cook reviews how the United Nations reacted to a scolding from Senator J Helms.
Alistair Cooke considers Senator John McCain's campaign funding reform bill.
How abstract votes will affect the nomination of Democratic presidential candidate.
Vice-President Al Gore's oversees the Boeing 777 jetliners deal with China.
Concern over the state of the American education system and President Bush's reforms.
Remembering Barry Goldwater, the most influential presidential runner-up in US history.
Why do journalists flock to Washington for the presidential election?
Do nuclear weapons still pose a threat in 1989, and why is George Bush so popular?
Newt Gingrich becomes Speaker of the US House of Representatives.
The parallels between the leadership of President Clinton and Felipe Gonzalez of Spain.
The United Nations intervention in Bosnia, and the hesitation of Bill Clinton.
President Clinton visits China, considering US - Chinese relations and Nixon's 1972 visit.
Paula Jones' civil prosecution of Clinton for an alleged 1991 sexual assault thrown out.
Contrasting Clinton's high approval rating with the widespread belief that he's lying.
Allegations that Clinton persuaded Monica Lewinsky to give false testimony examined.
The prosperity and popularity of President Clinton.
Did Bill Clinton use family and political influence to avoid being drafted during Vietnam?
George H W Bush chooses Dan Quayle as Vice-Presidential candidate.
President Theodore Roosevelt's attempt to unite America under the English language.
A look at the daily tasks and problems faced by New York's mayor Ed Koch.
President Clinton's trip to dissuade Boris Yeltsin from sending nuclear aid to Iran.
Memories of columnist Erma Bombeck (1927 -96).
A tribute to director, theatre producer and playwright George Abbott (1887-1995).
The background of George H W Bush, the new Republican presidential candidate.
Why has the American public lost confidence in George H W Bush?
Gorbachev's banning of a Yeltsin rally in Moscow worries Alistair Cooke.
The press scrutiny of the personal life of Governor Bill Clinton in 1992.
A comparison of prominent first ladies.
Senator Kennedy bows out of next presidential election.
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