BBC Programme North America
A History of the World in 100 Objects - Making Us Human (2,000,000 - 9000 BC) - Clovis Spear Point
Neil MacGregor on a hunting weapon dating from the earliest North American settlement.
Business Daily - Crackberry or Blackberry?
Is being contactable via your Blackberry or iPhone 24 hours a day such a good thing?
Business Daily - Old age - burden or triumph?
For some getting old may feel like a burden. But for many old age is full of triumphs.
Crossing Continents - Puerto Rico
Will the economic crisis change Puerto Rico's uneasy relationship with the US?
In Our Time - Brave New World
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Aldous Huxley's dystopian 1932 novel Brave New World.
In Our Time - Ediacara Biota
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Ediacara Biota.
In Our Time - Pragmatism
Melvyn Bragg and guests examine the American philosophy of pragmatism.
In Our Time - The Pilgrim Fathers
Melvyn Bragg discusses what the Pilgrim Fathers and the Mayflower mean to Americans.
In Our Time - The Statue of Liberty
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Statue of Liberty. .
In Our Time - Thoreau and the American Idyll
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the philosopher and naturalist Henry David Thoreau.
In Our Time - Uncle Tom's Cabin
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the 19th century anti-slavery novel, 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'.