Alistair Cooke explores Europe's ignorance of America's long and continuous concern with Pacifica and the Far East.
Whilst Presidential poll ratings stagnate, Alistair Cooke considers the affect of policies on George Bush's popularity.
Alistair Cooke debates the ethical and political difficulties surrounding human embryo stem cell research.
Alistair Cooke considers the private and public life of a President as George Bush takes his presidential vacation with a small army of domestic and overseas reporters.
Whilst fireworks burn brightly in the sky, Alistair Cooke reflects on the celebrations that take place every 4th of July to commemorate US independence, and the women's finals at Wimbledon.
Alistair Cooke reflects on the changing social taboos and bigotries over the past quarter of a century.
Alistair Cooke reflects on how people switch their political interests from the national to the local and the talents of the mocking bird.
Alistair Cooke considers President Bush's political blueprints for his European policy discussions.
After taking a break from the news in an attempt to remain light-hearted in the face of huge world problems, Alistair Cooke reflects on his timeout, and how news reports affect a person’s psyche.
Alistair Cooke reflects on the new conservatism of the Labour party in Britain, and the differences between the Democrats and Republicans in the US. Show more
Alistair Cooke examines how earthquakes in San Francisco are over shadowed by power problems, and reflects on President George W. Bush's reduction in foreign policy.
Alistair Cooke considers arguments surrounding the power failure crisis in California and explores the deregulation of resources.
Alistair Cooke reflects on how the credibility of the United Nations has been eroded, and how a "universal shout" of anti-Americanism has echoed around the world.
Alistair Cooke reflects on the Supreme Court and the way in which it makes its decisions.
Alistair Cooke examines the media depiction of violence and reviews the coverage of the second anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting.
Alistair Cooke considers the unfashionable problem of carbon dioxide emissions and the renewed amour for trilby wearing.
Alistair Cooke reflects on the crash landing of an American spy plane on a Chinese island.
Alistair Cooke considers Senator John McCain's campaign funding reform bill.
Alistair Cooke reflects on President George W. Bush's decision not to support the Kyoto Treaty.
Alistair Cooke considers the first two months of George W. Bush in the White House.