Surprising history and compelling testimonies of US immigrants using Ellis Island gateway.
Are baby boomers the Dick Turpin generation? Michael Buerk hosts combative debate.
Generations Apart tracks people from two wildly different generations.
Should the seemingly privileged Baby Boomers bear the brunt of Government spending cuts?
A profile of Reuben Mattus (1912-1994), the co-founder of Haagen-Dazs.
Immigrant work ethic. Prejudices about national character.
The generation gap has never felt wider. Rhys Jones asks if we have seen this before.
Learning the lessons from New York's Puerto Rican influx of the 1950s.
Ernie Rea and guests discuss church and race relations in the United States of America.
Does the end of the Reagan era mean an end to the culture of greed of the 1980s?
Is the policy of unlimited immigration one that can be sustained indefinitely?
The differing attitudes of the French and Americans to immigration.
Rajini Vaidyanathan examines how black Americans are represented.
The USA is an invention. So how do you build the most powerful country in the world?
The demographic makeup of Boston in the 1930s, and the survival of immigrants in the US.
The adoption of "old world" identities by new immigrants to New York City.