History of the United States (1980–91) in all BBC programmes
As the primaries begin, the Democrats are still ambivalent about their contenders.
The aftermath of the 1989 earthquake in California, and the vast television coverage.
What effect did the presidency of Ronald Reagan have on the American welfare system?
Is the American invasion of Panama legal following the failure to capture Noriega?
How abstract votes will affect the nomination of Democratic presidential candidate.
Presidential gaffe over wartime anniversary.
American public is suffering from an overdose of deceit and financial fiddles.
Do the baseball metaphors of the 1988 presidential candidates endear them to the public?
Black Monday, and the need for radical federal deficit cuts.
How does the stock market crash of October 1987 compare to the 1929 Wall Street Crash?
Memories of the global stock market crash of 19th October 1987.
Drama at convention over choice of running mate for Reagan.
Dukakis faces too many hurdles to overcome the Reagan feel-good factor.
Carter calls for US Cabinet to resign.
Reagan and Anderson both claim victory in TV debate.
Presidential candidates consider possible three-way TV debate.
President Carter ends aid deals over human rights abuses.
Democrats despair over slump in Carter's popularity rating.
President Carter unveils austerity budget.
President Carter's long list of broken election promises.
Carter changes tack on civil defence.
Congress passes President Carter's energy bill.
Carter's first trip to Europe as US president.
President Carter's popularity with voters slides.
President Carter gaining in popularity.
President's State of the Union speech steals rivals' rhetoric.
Carter's three main bills finally get approval.
President Carter's visits to trouble spots seen as political.
President Carter vetoes defence bill passed by Congress.
Is there too much news coverage of the 1980 Democratic nomination campaigns?