A look back at the career of the German Chancellor before she became a politician.
Chris Bowlby profiles German chancellor Angela Merkel, as she campaigns for a third term.
Mary Ann Sieghart profiles Germany's Chancellor, Angela Merkel.
A re-examination of George Kennan's 1957 Reith Lectures, 'Russia, the Atom and the West'.
Ben Brantley of the New York Times describes how the city informed Arthur Miller's work.
Christopher Bigsby traces the life and work of Arthur Miller, mostly in Miller's own words
Is Aung San Suu Kyi on the brink of power in Myanmar?
Aung San Suu Kyi examines what drives people to dissent in the second Reith Lecture 2011.
Aung San Suu Kyi explores what freedom means in the first of the 2011 Reith Lectures.
Why do journalists flock to Washington for the presidential election?
Carter first sitting president to attend Met opera.
Carter Playboy interview. Public reaction to Carter's 'adultery in my heart' admission.
Carter reshuffles his team of advisers.
Christina Lamb talks to Ziauddin Yousafzai, whose daughter Malala was shot by the Taliban.
James Naughtie profiles the founder of the modern hospice movement.
The life of politician Claude Pepper (1900-1989)
The parallels between the leadership of President Clinton and Felipe Gonzalez of Spain.
Newt Gingrich becomes Speaker of the US House of Representatives.
The United Nations intervention in Bosnia, and the hesitation of Bill Clinton.
President Clinton visits China, considering US - Chinese relations and Nixon's 1972 visit.
The prosperity and popularity of President Clinton.
Contrasting Clinton's high approval rating with the widespread belief that he's lying.
Did Bill Clinton use family and political influence to avoid being drafted during Vietnam?
Paula Jones' civil prosecution of Clinton for an alleged 1991 sexual assault thrown out.
Allegations that Clinton persuaded Monica Lewinsky to give false testimony examined.
A Profile of former nuclear weapons inspector Dr Muhammad ElBaradei.
Lyse Doucet meets Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa's first elected female head of state.
President Clinton's trip to dissuade Boris Yeltsin from sending nuclear aid to Iran.
Chris Bowlby profiles George Mitchell, President Obama's newly-appointed Middle East envoy
The press scrutiny of the personal life of Governor Bill Clinton in 1992.