Writers from New York City in all BBC programmes
A recollection the work of Pierre Charles L'Enfant in shaping Washington DC.
The next chairman of the Federal Reserve - Alan Greenspan.
A profile of Alan Greenspan, economist and former Chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Recession in America, more modest foreign policy aims and nuclear fears in ex-USSR states.
Allegations that Clinton persuaded Monica Lewinsky to give false testimony examined.
Profiles of politicians Colin Powell and "Mickey" Leland (1944-1989)
The possible entrance of Colin Powell and Ross Perot in to the race for the presidency.
Alistair Cooke considers the power held by Alan Greenspan over the economic market plunge.
A look at the daily tasks and problems faced by New York's mayor Ed Koch.
Geraldine Ferraro is Democrats' choice for vice-president nomination.
How broad is the public appeal of Colin Powell, and could he be a presidential candidate?
A tribute to director, theatre producer and playwright George Abbott (1887-1995).
Alistair Cooke reveals America's objections and misconceptions of honours.
Mayor of New York City, David Dinkins, asks the public for advice on social problems.
Snow storms threaten to swamp NY Mayor Koch.
Mickey Rooney portrays professional clown Jack Thum.
The social problems faced by the Mayor of New York City, Rudolph Giuliani.
Alistair Cooke considers the language used by Alan Greenspan to calm the stock markets
Columnist William Safire on Thatcher's election victory.