American anti-communists in all BBC programmes
Alistair Cook reviews how the United Nations reacted to a scolding from Senator J Helms.
A recollection the work of Pierre Charles L'Enfant in shaping Washington DC.
How abstract votes will affect the nomination of Democratic presidential candidate.
Fan mail by the sack for Colonel Oliver North.
Remembering Barry Goldwater, the most influential presidential runner-up in US history.
How does modern-day America compare with the fall of Rome as described by Gibbon?
Bob Dole resigns from the Senate to run for president.
Boris Yeltsin's visit to the White House in June 1991 contrasts with his one in 1989,
The life of politician Claude Pepper (1900-1989)
Newt Gingrich becomes Speaker of the US House of Representatives.
The trial of former Marine Colonel Oliver North over the 1986 Iran-Contra scandal.
A profile of David Duke, former Klu Klux Klan member and potential governor of Louisiana.
George Wallace,(1919 - 1998) Governor of Alabama and reformed segregationist, remembered.
Republicans have a majority in both houses of the Senate for the first time in 40 years.
Alistair Cooke reveals America's objections and misconceptions of honours.
Gorbachev's banning of a Yeltsin rally in Moscow worries Alistair Cooke.
President-elect announces General Haig as his choice for Secretary of State.
Haig's fitness as Secretary of State questioned by Senate committee.
Secretary of State Haig negotiating with both sides in Falklands dispute.
Obituary for former vice president Hubert Humphrey.
Memories of actor James Stewart (1908-1997).
John Wayne - obituary for an enduring hero.
Senator Kennedy bows out of next presidential election.
The secret ailments of President John F Kennedy.
Muhammad Ali on Dick Cavett show September 1978. Rising popularity of Edward Kennedy.
Newt Gingrich's appointment as the Speaker of the House of Representatives in 1994.
Looking back to the Letter from America written after President Nixon's resignation.
Nixon's resignation speech. No apology from Nixon in resignation speech.
Colonel Oliver North's brief moment as a popular hero to a minority in the US.
Is a vote for Pat Buchanan in the New Hampshire primary a vote against George Bush?