United States Army soldiers in all BBC programmes
Vice-President Al Gore's oversees the Boeing 777 jetliners deal with China.
NY Yankees manager Billy Martin quits.
Alistair Cooke commemorates the life of Charles Schultz, the creator of Charlie Brown.
Should Americans celebrate, or be embarrased by, Columbus Day?
George H W Bush chooses Dan Quayle as Vice-Presidential candidate.
Death of Elvis. Carter's move away from liberal promises.
A look at the daily tasks and problems faced by New York's mayor Ed Koch.
A look at the life and career of songwriter Irving Berlin at the age of 100.
Peace-loving veteran's wish is granted with East German funeral.
Senator Kennedy bows out of next presidential election.
Snow storms threaten to swamp NY Mayor Koch.
Presidential hopeful Mondale gets fighting mad in the campaign.
Democrat leader Mondale under fire as the Republican convention opens.
Muhammad Ali on Dick Cavett show September 1978. Rising popularity of Edward Kennedy.
The revelations of the televised debate between Al Gore and Ross Perot.
President Bush's heart surgery leads to the scrutiny of vice president Dan Quayle.
Consumer champion Ralph Nader takes on sports organisers.
Mickey Rooney portrays professional clown Jack Thum.
Son of Sam killer caught. Echoes of Sacco and Vanzetti case.
Vice-presidential debate could sway public opinion on main candidate.
The last stand of General E Lee in North Virginia on 9th July 1865.
Could Michael Dukakis learn from Jimmy Carter when campaigning for the 1988 election?