Alistair Cooke reflects on the generosity of Andrew Carnegie.
Adam Smith tells the story of steel tycoon, philanthropist and unionbuster Andrew Carnegie
Jeff Randall nominates the businessman and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.
Jeff Randall explores the life of the businessman and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.
Ida B Wells, the African-American civil rights activist, is chosen by Baroness Oona King.
President Theodore Roosevelt's attempt to unite America under the English language.
Jonathan Freedland examines the rise of Donald Trump through the prism of the past.
A review of some major events from the 20th Century.
Financier and arts leader Martin Smith chooses US business tycoon, John D Rockerfeller.
Adam Smith tells the story of John D Rockefeller, who dominated American oil for decades.
Martin Smith, the Chairman of English National Opera proposes John D Rockefeller.
Melvyn Bragg and guests examine the American philosophy of pragmatism.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the rural protest movement in America's Gilded Age.
Helen Mark trails the new John Muir Way to hear how he was inspired by Dunbar's landscapes
Alistair Cooke explores how President Woodrow Wilson helped redmap Europe after WWI.