Elizabeth Drew on the impact of Watergate and Richard Nixon's resignation on America.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nobel Prize winner labels Reagan's economic plans as 'a gimmick'.
Gary Younge assesses the strength and influence of the Tea Party movement in the US.
Anne McElvoy explores the distinctively embattled liberalism that emerged in the Cold War.
What do the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, tell us about the far-right in America?
Understanding the art of the political filibuster.
Asian economic problems spread to Brazil; the limits of the president's economic power.
Balancing the books may mean it's time to increase consumption taxes.
Reagan's economic plans result in massive budget deficit.
Farmers plead for more help as farming subsidies face cuts.