Albert Einstein develops a theory of relativity with some help from his shaving mirror.
Alistair Cook looks at the rise and fall of Senator John McCain.
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.
Professor Kathy Sykes nominates Albert Einstein.
Scientist and broadcaster Kathy Sykes chooses the iconic physicist, Albert Einstein.
Vice-President Al Gore's oversees the Boeing 777 jetliners deal with China.
Bridget Kendall and guests discuss the trailblazing life of the aviator Amelia Earhart.
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.
Lenny Henry unveils the mysterious contents of Andy Warhol's Time Capsules.
Miles Warde explores the life of American photographer Ansel Adams on tape.
The Russian-born writer whose influence is most evident in her adopted home of the USA.
Neuropsychologist Paul Broks looks at the idea of leading a good life by being selfish.
Remembering Barry Goldwater, the most influential presidential runner-up in US history.
Why do journalists flock to Washington for the presidential election?
An exploration of the spiritual side of the music of Bob Dylan as the singer turns 70.
An exploration of the spiritual side of the music of Bob Dylan.
A cast of musicians, writers and poets reflect as Bob Dylan turns 70.
Memories of the night when Bob Dylan dropped into a pub in London to sing his songs.
Do nuclear weapons still pose a threat in 1989, and why is George Bush so popular?
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.