Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in all BBC programmes
TV producer John Lloyd discusses the life of American architect Richard Buckminster Fuller
British General Sir Michael Rose selects 'Father of the American Nation' George Washington
Munira Mirza discusses the life of the influential political philosopher Hannah Arendt.
Conceptual artist Michael Craig-Martin talks about avant-garde composer John Cage.
Matthew Parris and Max Mosley celebrate the life of John Stuart Mill.
Scientist Lord Robert May nominates the naturalist and botanist, Joseph Banks.
Broadcaster Kirsty Young chooses newspaper publisher Katherine Graham.
Conductor Charles Hazlewood chooses Leonard Bernstein.
Jenny Agutter champions the life and work of pioneering Austrian physicist Lise Meitner.
Business guru Sir Gerry Robinson chooses playwright Samuel Beckett.
Simon Evans nominates JS Mill, author of On Liberty.