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.
Do nuclear weapons still pose a threat in 1989, and why is George Bush so popular?
The power couple who reunited China and nearly lost it to Japan.
Chris Bowlby profiles the French Socialist Party presidential candidate Francois Hollande.
The background of George H W Bush, the new Republican presidential candidate.
Why has the American public lost confidence in George H W Bush?
Gorbachev's banning of a Yeltsin rally in Moscow worries Alistair Cooke.
Henry Goodman reads an excerpt from Mitterrand
Chris Bowlby profiles ANC leader Jacob Zuma.
Jackie Stewart discusses his good friend King Hussein of Jordan with writer Patrick Seale.
President George H W Bush's handling of foreign affairs helps his re-election.
President George H W Bush has to defend his Gulf War actions against Saddam
President Bush's heart surgery leads to the scrutiny of vice president Dan Quayle.
A portrait of the Washington insider whose presidency proved turbulent and controversial.
Lord Powell nominates Ronald Reagan, with assistance from Edmund Morris.
Lord Powell nominates Ronald Reagan for great life status.
Is there any such thing as 'today's news'?
The details of the latest mission by the space shuttle Endeavour.
Grant Ferrett looks at the life of South African President Thabo Mbeki.
As Britain faces a General Election, questions over possible Reagan second term.
The 1996 New Hampshire primary election.
President Reagan admits to having skin cancer removed from nose.
Ernie Rea in conversation with guests on the life and death of Tsar Nicholas.
Pundits speculate on Reagan's true intentions while the Carter regime plays on.
How catchphrases become part of the American language.
Big freeze hits farming and housing as economic recession continues.