A look at the life of Adam Schiff, chair of the US House Intelligence Committeee.
James Naughtie talks to American author David Vann.
Senator Diane Feinstein, the Democratic nomination for governorship of California in 1990.
The drama of Congressional voting, as highlighted by Diane Feinstein's forestry bill.
Claudia Hammond with more experiments that changed our understanding of the human mind.
Futurist Genevieve Bell takes Peter from the Domesday Book to the world of big data.
Revisiting Harry Harlow's surrogate mothers experiment, which revolutionised parenting.
Harold Evans in pursuit of the truth
A profile of Katharine Jefferts Schori, first woman primate in the Anglican Communion.
San Francisco's mayor wins battle against ejection.
Allan Little profiles Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney.
The founder of Netflix, the streaming service that’s turned us all into binge watchers.
Netflix CEO Hastings argues for stories that bring people together and build unity.
Appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer within just five years of becoming an MP.
America's first female astronaut Sally Ride.
Chris Anderson talks to some of the most interesting TED stage speakers.
Stanley Tucci tells the story of Dianne Feinstein, trailblazing Californian politician
Scott Turow talks about his first thriller, Presumed Innocent, with James Naughtie
William Dalrymple introduces Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy in Four Thought in Jaipur.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet discusses how she writes her poetry
Simon Mayo Interviews Sigourney Weaver on her latest film 'Chappie'
Matthew Parris is joined by Sir Brendan Barber who chooses John Steinbeck as a Great Life.
Mishal Husain looks at Susan Rice, a rising star in Barack Obama's inner circle.
The story of Al Roth, who worked out how to create a clearing-house for kidneys.
Tim tells the story of Al Roth, who worked out how to create a clearing-house for kidneys.