Cambodian dictator Pol Pot is compared to Saddam Hussein and Fidel Castro.
Through the work of Martha Gellhorn, contemporary writers reflect on modern reporting.
James Naughtie considers the champion of the self-service supermarket.
Remembering Barry Goldwater, the most influential presidential runner-up in US history.
Sonia Boyce views current interest in black British art through the life of Donald Rodney.
Exploring the background to the pacifism which was central to Britten's creative vision.
A profile of presidential advisor Clark Clifford (1906-1998).
James Naughtie considers the controversial parliamentarian Enoch Powell.
Broadcaster and DJ Colin Murray chooses Frank Sinatra.
George Wallace,(1919 - 1998) Governor of Alabama and reformed segregationist, remembered.
Clare Balding is back with a new series of walks with a literary theme.
Ian Hargreaves explores the fading visions of legendary Fleet Street editor Hugh Cudlipp.
Andrew McGibbon talks to saxophonist Duncan Lamont about Sinatra - and writing Mr Benn.
Billy Bragg tells the story of Jock Purdon and the history of songwriting about mining.
The Unauthorised Life has attracted attention due to revelations about Hughes' adultery.
Camilla Wright chooses Martha Gellhorn, who wrote at length about the Spanish Civil War.
Journalist Camilla Wright nominates the war reporter Martha Gellhorn for greatness.
American author and war correspondent Martha Gellhorn talks about her career and writing.
Remembering Roy Rogers and some other great cinema cowboys Wayne, Cooper, Hart and Canutt.
Stephen Johnson and the Aronowitz Ensemble explore music by Schnittke and Mahler.
Charles Hazlewood and Rolf Hind delve into Schnittke's Concerto for Piano and Strings.
Shevchenko's mistress claims she's paid by CIA.
Civil liberties rally brings together left and right protesting against evangelicals.
In this centenary celebration, Kurt Elling reflects on the life and work of Frank Sinatra.
Charles Hazlewood unravels Tippett's Songs for Dov.
Charles Hazlewood, Nigel Robson and the BBC Philharmonic unravel Tippett's Songs for Dov.