Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients in all BBC programmes
Biographical series presented by Matthew Parris.
TV producer John Lloyd discusses the life of American architect Richard Buckminster Fuller
Chris Patten on the pope who rocked the Roman Catholic church by pushing it towards change
Ivan Massow nominates the great jazz singer, with expert advice from Cleo Laine.
The entrepreneur Ivan Massow nominates 'the first lady of song', Ella Fitzgerald.
Former Ulster Unionist leader David Trimble explains his devotion to Elvis Presley.
The Albanian opera singer Ermonela Jaho chooses the life of Mother Teresa of Calcutta.
Broadcaster and DJ Colin Murray chooses Frank Sinatra.
Eric Pickles chooses Hollywood director John Ford.
Broadcaster Kirsty Young chooses newspaper publisher Katherine Graham.
Comedian Bernard Manning assesses the achievements of Mother Teresa of Calcutta.
Muhammad Ali is economist Nicholas Stern's great life as he tells Matthew Parris.
Matthew Parris invites Bristol's lord lieutenant Peaches Golding to choose a life.
Ann Widdicombe MP nominates the late pontiff, who agreed with her on women priests.
Conservative MP Ann Widdicombe nominates the last Pope, John Paul II.
Matthew Parris talks to Prof Edith Hall about the life and work of Lucille Ball.
Writer Bea Campbell chooses pioneering environmental protection scientist Rachel Carson.
Lord Powell nominates Ronald Reagan, with assistance from Edmund Morris.
Lord Powell nominates Ronald Reagan for great life status.
Sir Ben Kingsley champions the life of holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel as his great life.
Matthew Parris is joined by Sir Brendan Barber who chooses John Steinbeck as a Great Life.
Stand-up comedian Rich Hall discusses the life of playwright Tennessee Williams.
Gerald Scarfe, merciless political cartoon satirist, chooses an icon who created icons.