To his enemies, Abraham Lincoln's win in 1860 was utterly intolerable.
It's been a tumultuous week in DC, but how much does the chaos in the West Wing matter?
Roger Harrabin travels to the USA to meet America's climate resistance.
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.
James Naughtie examines the ways President Trump is changing American society and politics
Robert McCrum talks to Malcolm Gladwell about President Trump and writing the new America.
Robert McCrum talks to Marilynne Robinson about writing the New America.
Has President Trump delivered on his campaign promises?
Robert McCrum talks to author Richard Ford about the US and Donald Trump.
In 1968, angry opposition to liberal reform swept Richard Nixon to power.
In 1980, Ronald Reagan won the White House by running against politics.
Michael Goldfarb revisits Trump supporters as the president passes his 100th day in office
Republican insider Ron Christie on how Donald Trump's presidency has changed his party.
Are President Trump's relations with Evangelicals reshaping American politics?
Should NATO plan for a future without the United States?
Robert McCrum talks to Walter Mosley about making the transition from Obama to Trump.
In 1932, Franklin Roosevelt swept to power promising action amid crisis.