Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in all BBC programmes
Barbara McClintock's research into genes, and her acknowledgement as a great scientist.
Why do journalists flock to Washington for the presidential election?
The parallels between the leadership of President Clinton and Felipe Gonzalez of Spain.
Newt Gingrich becomes Speaker of the US House of Representatives.
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.
The prosperity and popularity of President Clinton.
Contrasting Clinton's high approval rating with the widespread belief that he's lying.
Did Bill Clinton use family and political influence to avoid being drafted during Vietnam?
Paula Jones' civil prosecution of Clinton for an alleged 1991 sexual assault thrown out.
Allegations that Clinton persuaded Monica Lewinsky to give false testimony examined.
Should Americans celebrate, or be embarrased by, Columbus Day?
A profile of jazz musician Duke Ellington (1899-1974).
President Clinton's trip to dissuade Boris Yeltsin from sending nuclear aid to Iran.
Sandra Day O'Connor becomes first woman Supreme Court judge.
The press scrutiny of the personal life of Governor Bill Clinton in 1992.
Secretary James Baker before the Senate, and Russian advisors to Saddam Hussein.
Senator Kennedy bows out of next presidential election.
Kingman Brewster appointed UK ambassador.
A brief history of Labor Day, and what is holds for 1995.
Remembering the military dead, from picnics to serious parades in Waterloo, New York
Muhammad Ali on Dick Cavett show September 1978. Rising popularity of Edward Kennedy.
The importance of big business to President Clinton's re-election campaign.
The lack of a clear objective in modern conflict, and the effect on the American public.
As the UN is refused access to weapons sites in Iraq, Operation Desert Fox begins.
A profile of British political theorist and historian Sir Isaiah Berlin (1909-1997).
The mystery of illegal donations to President Clinton's re-election campaign.
Clinton subpoenaed to appear before a grand jury and the US grand jury system explained.
A chronicle of the reactions to the first World AIDS day in 1993.
In the wake of 9/11, Alistair Cooke remembers introducing Bernstein to Handel's Messiah.