Elizabeth Drew on the impact of Watergate and Richard Nixon's resignation on America.
To his enemies, Abraham Lincoln's win in 1860 was utterly intolerable.
What effect did the presidency of Ronald Reagan have on the American welfare system?
It's been a tumultuous week in DC, but how much does the chaos in the West Wing matter?
Jim Naughtie examines what the Trump presidency means for America's old European allies.
In 1829, duellist and Indian-fighter Andrew Jackson won power.
Ariel Levy discusses her role as writer under a new president who distrusts the media.
Alistair Cooke considers the first two months of George W. Bush in the White House.
Carter calls for US Cabinet to resign.
President Carter ends aid deals over human rights abuses.
Democrats despair over slump in Carter's popularity rating.
President Carter unveils austerity budget.
President Carter's long list of broken election promises.
Carter changes tack on civil defence.
Congress passes President Carter's energy bill.
Carter's first trip to Europe as US president.
President Carter's popularity with voters slides.
President Carter gaining in popularity.
President's State of the Union speech steals rivals' rhetoric.
Carter's three main bills finally get approval.
President Carter's visits to trouble spots seen as political.
President Carter vetoes defence bill passed by Congress.
Does Bill Clinton's lack of military service affect his position as Commander-in-Chief?
Contrasting Clinton's high approval rating with the widespread belief that he's lying.
President Clinton's portrayal in the foreign press in light of the Whitewater scandal.
Alistair Cooke considers President Bush's European policy blueprints.
Dollar loses value against European currencies.
Carter's foreign ambitions are at the expense of domestic affairs.
Alistair Cooke examines what President Bush is doing about fraudulent financial deals.
Doubt cast on reliability of polls testing Carter's ratings with the voters.