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Catherine the Great is chosen by Dame Barbara Stocking. Matthew Parris presents.
Charlie Chaplin wasn’t funny but a political rebel. Mark Steel nominates him as his hero.
Conceptual artist Michael Craig-Martin talks about avant-garde composer John Cage.
Kamila Shamsie champions the life of the human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir.
Laura Bates tells Matthew Parris why Louisa May Alcott of "Little Women" is her Great Life
Comedian and writer Lucy Porter champions Cary Grant as her Great Life.
Anna Ford nominates singer, actor and civil rights activist Paul Robeson.
Historian Dominic Sandbrook discusses the life of Richard Nixon.
Lord Digby Jones chooses Winston Churchill, with contribution from Prof David Reynolds.
Robert Thomson maps the rise and fall of the reforming Chinese premier Zhao Ziyang.
Journalist Robert Thomson on the rise and fall, in 1989, of Chinese premier Zhao Ziyang.