People of the Cold War in all BBC programmes
Cambodian dictator Pol Pot is compared to Saddam Hussein and Fidel Castro.
How abstract votes will affect the nomination of Democratic presidential candidate.
Carter first sitting president to attend Met opera.
Carter Playboy interview. Public reaction to Carter's 'adultery in my heart' admission.
Carter reshuffles his team of advisers.
A report from California on water in LA, and domestic partnerships in San Francisco.
New revelations about President Gerald Ford's past, are discussed by the press.
How the world now sees Gorbahev and the 1991 G7 summit in London, England.
Why did Gorbachev's visit to Japan fail to encourage financial investment?
Soviet leader addresses UN as first cracks widen in the Eastern bloc.
Gorbachev's banning of a Yeltsin rally in Moscow worries Alistair Cooke.
The INF treaty signing and Mikhail Gorbachev's popularity in the US and Europe.
This episode contains references to racially offensive character names.
The secret ailments of President John F Kennedy.
Philippines president ousted from office after election scandal.
Looking back to the Letter from America written after President Nixon's resignation.
Nixon's resignation speech. No apology from Nixon in resignation speech.
The Pope visits a nation where one in four is a Catholic - America.
Reading between the lines of news from Poland.
How Pope John Paul II's instillation caused excitement in America.
Pope John Paul II's joyous visit to the US, and Catholicism in America.
Pope John Paul II visits Poland.
President George H W Bush's handling of foreign affairs helps his re-election.
An obituary of President Harry S Truman (1884–1972).
Upon the death of a dear friend, Alistair Cooke reveals a secret about President Kennedy.
A profile of Richard Nixon, the only president in US history to resign from office.
The Sunshine laws and endemic payola.
Alistair Cooke recalls some intriguing myths about Winston Churchill.
Is there any such thing as 'today's news'?
Brezhnev requests peace talks with China.