Mike Thomson explores a document pointing at American treachery prior to Pearl Harbour.
Patricia Cornwell discusses her life and her career as a crime writer.
Alistair Cook looks at the rise and fall of Senator John McCain.
Contemporary writers reflect on modern reporting through the work of Martha Gellhorn,
Alistair Cook reviews how the United Nations reacted to a scolding from Senator J Helms.
Alistair Cooke considers Senator John McCain's campaign funding reform bill.
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.
The writer Tom Dyckhoff looks at the life and work of Richard Buckminster Fuller.
Miles Warde explores the life of American photographer Ansel Adams
Poet Jackie Kay tells the story of Zora Neale Hurston's literary rebirth.
Does Barack Obama have what it takes to get to the White House?
Former President Barack Obama is interviewed by historian and broadcaster David Olusoga.
Remembering Barry Goldwater, the most influential presidential runner-up in US history.
Chris Bowlby profiles self-styled socialist US presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders.
A classic experiment in operant conditioning conducted by the famous behaviourist.
Why do journalists flock to Washington for the presidential election?
Claire Bolderson profiles the young Indian-American governor of Louisiana, Bobby Jindal.
TV producer John Lloyd discusses the life of American architect Richard Buckminster Fuller
Do nuclear weapons still pose a threat in 1989, and why is George Bush so popular?
Writer and comedy star Rhona Cameron champions Charles Bukowski.
Clarke Peters on an anthropological study written in 1976 by Dr Ivan van Sertima
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.