Peter White, blind since birth, meets the blind US lawyer and successful CEO Isaac Lidsky.
Albert Einstein develops a theory of relativity with some help from his shaving mirror.
A profile of Alan Greenspan, economist and former Chairman of the Federal Reserve.
The next chairman of the Federal Reserve - Alan Greenspan.
Professor Kathy Sykes nominates Albert Einstein.
Scientist and broadcaster Kathy Sykes chooses the iconic physicist, Albert Einstein.
The life of Alfred Knopf, "simply the best publisher of the twentieth century".
Recession in America, more modest foreign policy aims and nuclear fears in ex-USSR states.
Stephanie Flanders profiles Ben Bernanke, chairman of the US Federal Reserve.
An exploration of the spiritual side of the music of Bob Dylan.
An exploration of the spiritual side of the music of Bob Dylan as the singer turns 70.
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.
Allegations that Clinton persuaded Monica Lewinsky to give false testimony examined.
Author Graeber questions the purpose of our work.
Alistair Cooke considers the power held by Alan Greenspan over the economic market plunge.
Philip Ball tells the story of Arthur Eddington's confirmation of general relativity.
Einstein said the most joy in his life came from his violin. Brian Foster investigates.
Former federal chairman Alan Greenspan in conversation with Evan Davis.
John Tusa talks to architect Frank Gehry about his work.
Andrew McGibbon talks to Daniel Catfish Russ, who went two boxing rounds with Bob Dylan.
Mary Ann Sieghart profiles Janet Yellen, Obama's choice to lead the US Federal Reserve.
Chris Bowlby looks at Jon Stewart, who has brought satire to the centre of US politics.
California passes proposition 227: to only teach Spanish speaking immigrants in English.
Sir Ben Kingsley champions the life of holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel as his great life.
The case of Leona Helmsley (1920-2007), the New York hotelier accused of tax fraud.
Alistair Cooke considers the language used by Alan Greenspan to calm the stock markets
The story of Al Roth, who worked out how to create a clearing-house for kidneys.
Alistair Cooke remembers the colourful life of American theatre character David Merrick.
Tim tells the story of Al Roth, who worked out how to create a clearing-house for kidneys.