On Last Word this week:

Professor Tony Judt the leading historian and political thinker who wrote eloquently about his struggle with motor neurone disease

The Hollywood actress Patricia Neal who suffered a series of strokes and was nursed back to health by her husband Roald Dahl

The Glasgow union leader Jimmy Reid who led a "work in" to save the Clyde shipyards from closure

And the jazz and swing drummer Jack Parnell, a star of the Ted Heath Band and conductor of the music for the Muppets.

Producer: Neil George.

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Sun 15 Aug 2010 20:30