Elizabeth Drew on the impact of Watergate and Richard Nixon's resignation on America.
Marybeth Hamilton explores how America responded to the Great Depression with The New Deal
Marybeth Hamilton explores the New Deal's most progressive moment & America is rebuilt.
Marybeth Hamilton explores the fate and fortunes of Black Americans under the New Deal.
Bill Clinton's plan to solve the debt crisis in America.
Alistair Cooke considers the anti-American sentiments being shouted from around the globe.
Congress will trim president's budget despite election promises.
Does a new president mean a boost in public confidence and the economy?
President Clinton's use of line-item vetos on projects he deemed wasteful.
Michael Rosen asks George Lakoff about the new political words coming out of the US now.
Fi Glover talks motherhood, marshmallows and Donald Trump with her new pen-pal in Ohio.
Shaun Ley follows the changing views of some floating voters.
A recollection of FDR's re-evaluation of the need for social reform.
Bridget Kendall and guests explores how 'people's' movements are changing.
Reagan admits budget deficit much larger than feared.
National debt growing alarmingly, despite Reagan's promises to balance the budget.
A look at the trend for health scares in the media when the economy is booming.
Journalist Eamonn O'Neill examines his profession through the legacy of Watergate.
Michael Goldfarb looks back at how impeachment became a tool of US partisan politics.
Following the fluctuating views of floating voters who get political news via Facebook
David Aaronovitch speaks to Milo Yiannopoulos about Donald Trump's new political base
How will Clinton pay for his Mississippi flood relief package during a time of austerity?
The polling that showed Nixon's speech on Watergate failed to persuade Americans.
As the UN is refused access to weapons sites in Iraq, Operation Desert Fox begins.
Carter uses 'pork barrel' patronage to bolster popularity.
Alistair Cooke examines how congressmen secure re-appointments during an election year.
Are President Clinton's proposed rises in taxes on alcohol and tobacco morally motivated?
The modest history of presidential infidelity and how the impeachment process works.
Axe falls on government spending as Reagan's budget cuts begin.
President's campaign pledge of 'no more taxes' unlikely to be upheld.