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Last Word - A New York mayor, a Navy Seal, an anti-apartheid activist, a toymaker, a rock musician and an …

Matthew Bannister on anti-apartheid campaigner Amina Cachalia, Reg Presley of the Troggs, US sniper Chris Kyle, Etch-a-Sketch inventor Andre Cassagnes, and New York mayor Ed Koch.

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Amina Cachalia who campaigned for women's rights and against apartheid in her native South Africa.

Reg Presley, guitarist and singer with the Troggs, who was fascinated by UFOs, alien abductions and crop circles.

Chris Kyle - the US military sniper credited with more kills than any other soldier, mostly during the second Iraq war. He was shot dead at a shooting range in Texas.

Andre Cassagnes who invented the Etch A Sketch

Ed Koch, the abrasive former Mayor of New York, credited with restoring the fortunes of the Big Apple.

And - better late than never - Richard III - a tribute in verse from the UA Fanthorpe archive.

  • Broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 8:30PM Sun, 10 Feb 2013
  • Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
  • First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 4:00PM Fri, 8 Feb 2013
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  • Duration 28 minutes

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