History of the United States (1991–present) in all BBC programmes
In his last letter, Alistair Cooke examines Iraq’s influence on the Presidential Election.
Who’s watching you? Alistair Cooke muses on the personal files held by Homeland Security.
Alistair Cooke considers the first two months of George W. Bush in the White House.
Does Bill Clinton's lack of military service affect his position as Commander-in-Chief?
Contrasting Clinton's high approval rating with the widespread belief that he's lying.
President Clinton's portrayal in the foreign press in light of the Whitewater scandal.
Alistair Cooke considers President Bush's European policy blueprints.
Alistair Cooke examines what President Bush is doing about fraudulent financial deals.
Clinton's military spending cuts and their possible effect on the state of California.
Is it possible to predict the outcome of a presidential election?
How can a televised debate change the public perception of a politician?
Bush warns aides he expects high ethical standards.
The arrival of George H W Bush as the President of the United States of America.
Why has the American public lost confidence in George H W Bush?
A reflection on the comment that ended the presidential campaign of George Romney.
How is Bill Clinton's approval rating affected by news of his $200 haircut?
A review of some major events from the 20th Century.
Alistair Cooke discusses the confirmation of the new president, George Bush.
Alistair Cooke refuses to exhaust himself describing all the presidential candidates.
The fallout of Oklahoma City bombing, and the rise in domestic terrorism.
Whilst poll ratings stagnate, Alistair Cooke considers George Bush's popularity.
Bill Clinton’s recent treaty summits look to Alistair Cooke like a quick legacy polish.
Alistair Cooke reflects on President Bush's workload during the Iraq crisis.
President Clinton's first 100 days in office in comparison to that of Roosevelt.
A potential crisis in Haiti, and President Clinton's ability to deal with conflict abroad.
President Clinton's encounter with the military in his first week in office.
Is President George H W Bush unbeatable in the next election?
Whilst Bush takes a vacation, Alistair Cooke considers the private life of the president.
The bombardment of Presidential election adverts becomes too much for Alistair Cooke.