Radio 4's weekly obituary programme, telling the life stories of those who have died recently
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An insight into the character of an influential figure making news headlines
Last Word spoke to his son Steve Van Doren, and writer and presenter Nicholas Smith.
Last Word spoke to American diplomat, Rose Gottemoeller and biographer, Philip Taubman.
Valery Giscard d’Estaing was a modernising leader who introduced liberal social reforms.
Last Word spoke to musician Sally Rodgers of A Man Called Adam.