Michael Goldfarb looks at the history of rude, violent debate that has marked US politics.
The Welsh singer travels to Georgia to create a new track with a polyphonic choir.
Gemma Cairney takes Charlotte Church to Georgia for a musical collaboration.
Newt Gingrich becomes Speaker of the US House of Representatives.
The United Nations intervention in Bosnia, and the hesitation of Bill Clinton.
Neil MacGregor is with the great rulers of the world over 2000 years ago.
Republicans have a majority in both houses of the Senate for the first time in 40 years.
Antonia Quirke uses Richard Burton's voice to illustrate how cinematic voices have changed
Melvyn Bragg reassesses the life of Richard Burton through his private diaries.
New book exposes First Lady's use of astrologer to dictate the president's diary.
Is an unauthorised biography of ex-president's wife, Mrs Reagan, just salacious gossip?
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss one of the most notorious rulers of ancient Rome.
Christopher Biggins champions the life of the Roman Emperor Nero.
Samira Ahmed profiles Newt Gingrich, leading Republican contender for the US election.
Newt Gingrich's appointment as the Speaker of the House of Representatives in 1994.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Roman letter-writer Pliny the Younger.
Professor Christiane Gruber talks about pictures of the Prophet Muhammad.
Comedian Shappi Khorsandi in conversation with her heroes, brought back to life.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Augustan Age in Rome.
Nancy Reagan is copied - and cartooned.
An overview of the position of Speaker of the House of Representatives.
The resignation of Bernard Kalb, a man of principle.
The Welsh singer travels to Kutaisi, Georgia to collaborate with a polyphonic choir.
Secrets and lies behind Secretary of State's resignation.