Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients in all BBC programmes
A profile of Admiral William J. Crowe, the American ambassador to the United Kingdom.
The next chairman of the Federal Reserve - Alan Greenspan.
A profile of Alan Greenspan, economist and former Chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Alistair Cooke reflects on why Americans seem to trust Tony Blair.
Concern over the state of the American education system and President Bush's reforms.
Recession in America, more modest foreign policy aims and nuclear fears in ex-USSR states.
How abstract votes will affect the nomination of Democratic presidential candidate.
Alistair Cooke pays tribute to the placid, talented, baseball player Joe DiMaggio.
Republican Anne Armstrong named as US ambassador to London.
A profile of astronaut John Glenn upon his retirement.
A tribute to politician and diplomat Averell Harriman who served five presidents.
Remembering Barry Goldwater, the most influential presidential runner-up in US history.
Why do journalists flock to Washington for the presidential election?
Bill Gates appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee in a monopoly investigation.
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.
Do nuclear weapons still pose a threat in 1989, and why is George Bush so popular?
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.
The work of Jack Kemp, the Secretary of Housing and Development.
A profile of presidential advisor Clark Clifford (1906-1998).
The life of politician Claude Pepper (1900-1989)
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?