James Landale examines why Margaret Thatcher was ousted from power 25 years ago.
Lord Kinnock chooses the life of Aneurin Bevan, the founder of the NHS.
Anthony Howard looks at the relationship between the Queen and Margaret Thatcher.
An appraisal of Barbara Castle in the centenary of her birth
Patrick Wright focuses on Barbara Castle, the Red Queen.
Helen Mark explores Sir Winston Churchill's family home of Chartwell in Kent.
William Crawley travels to Winston Churchill's grave in the Oxfordshire village of Bladon.
A humble wooden cabinet reveals secrets about how Churchill developed his oratorical style
A report from California on water in LA, and domestic partnerships in San Francisco.
Nick Robinson looks at how Edward Heath handled the top job in politics.
James Naughtie considers the controversial parliamentarian Enoch Powell.
Frances Crook proposes Labour politician Barbara Castle. Roy Hattersley is witness
Reflections on the modern pioneers of the environmental movement.
Gary Oldman on his career and award winning performance as Churchill
The Oscar-tipped actor on how he captured the war-time PM's distinctive delivery
Nick Robinson looks at how Harold Macmillan handled the top job in British politics.
Nick Robinson looks at how Harold Wilson handled the top job in politics.
Hilary Mantel talking to John Wilson
Tom Mangold investigates the life of Jeremy Thorpe, the former Liberal leader.
Charles Moore reflects on the process of writing Lady Thatcher's authorised biography.
James Naughtie considers the longest-serving prime minister of the 20th century.
Reflections on modern pioneers of the environmental movement. Today - Margaret Thatcher.
Unique access results in a special photo of Margaret Thatcher on election night in 1983.
Peter Riddell explores the background to the many extraordinary moments of her premiership
Sue Lawley recalls Margaret Thatcher being asked why she gave orders to sink the Belgrano.
David Cannadine explores how Mrs Thatcher's handbag became a visual symbol of her power.
Meryl Streep on playing Margaret Thatcher.
Margaret Thatcher's influence on fiction - three Booker Prize winners give their view.
Michael Sheen explores Aneurin Bevan's roots in Tredegar.
President George H W Bush's handling of foreign affairs helps his re-election.