John spoke to Bruce Forsyth, Jimmy Tarbuck, Ken Dodd and TV producer Beryl Vertue.
Born 4 May 1923 and died 4 July 2012 aged 89
Sir Michael Palliser
John spoke to Lord David Hannay
Born 9 April 1922 and died 19 June 2012 aged 90
Gillian Hush MBE
John spoke to the BBC's Director of News Helen Boaden and to former Radio 4 controller Michael Green.
John spoke to Professor Moshe Arens,former Defense and Foreign minister under Shamir; to Hanan Ashrawi of the Palestinian Legislative Council and to the BBC's Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen.
Born 15 October 1915; died 30 June 2012 aged 96
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