Presidents of the United States in all BBC programmes
Concern over the state of the American education system and President Bush's reforms.
How abstract votes will affect the nomination of Democratic presidential candidate.
Alistair Cooke compares the colourful characters of past US presidents.
Alistair Cooke is shocked by the results of a recent poll to name the greatest presidents.
Why do journalists flock to Washington for the presidential election?
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 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.
President Theodore Roosevelt's attempt to unite America under the English language.
President Clinton's trip to dissuade Boris Yeltsin from sending nuclear aid to Iran.
The background of George H W Bush, the new Republican presidential candidate.
Why has the American public lost confidence in George H W Bush?
New revelations about President Gerald Ford's past, are discussed by the press.
Republicans have a majority in both houses of the Senate for the first time in 40 years.
Gorbachev's banning of a Yeltsin rally in Moscow worries Alistair Cooke.
The press scrutiny of the personal life of Governor Bill Clinton in 1992.
Working 9 to 5? Alistair Cooke investigates the quirky work habits of past US presidents.
India launches a series of nuclear tests, taking the American government by surprise.
This episode contains references to racially offensive character names.
The secret ailments of President John F Kennedy.