Ernie Rea and guests discuss Christian and Muslim understandings of God, humans and evil.
The story of the 1993 Waco siege and the lasting impact on those who survived.
Negotiations are failing. The FBI runs out of patience and decides to storm the compound.
In the 9/11 aftermath, Alistair Cooke reflects on Mayor Giuliani reaction to the attack.
Reactions to the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11th 2001.
Alistair Cooke reflects on the removal of the Twin Towers debris from Ground Zero.
The shootings by schoolboys in Columbine High School, Colorado and the gun control debate.
Eliza Manningham-Buller reflects on 9/11 in the first of her Reith Lectures 2011.
Alistair Cooke reflects on how the September 11th attack has changed the American psyche.
Racial profiling at airports since 9/11 is an ethical dilemma for Alistair Cooke.
Alistair Cooke reflects on why the national anthem is more emotive since the 9/11 attack.
On the anniversary of the Columbine massacre, Alistair Cooke examines the media reporting.
Alistair Cooke reflects on the outburst of flag hanging since the 9/11 attacks.
How a murder in Kansas prompted Truman Capote to write In Cold Blood.
The aftermath of the explosion in the basement of the World Trade Centre.