Matthew Bannister on Peace Corps founder Sargent Shriver, Docklands Development leader Reg Ward, photographer Penny Tweedie and fitness king Jack Lalanne.
On Last Word this week:
Sargent Shriver - who married into the Kennedy family and founded the Peace Corps.
Reg Ward, who led the controversial regeneration of the London Docklands.
Penny Tweedie, the photographer who took a principled decision not to cover an execution in Bangladesh - John Pilger pays tribute.
The legendary Indian classical singer Bhimsen Joshi.
And America's fitness king - Jack Lalanne, who personally towed seventy boats one and a half miles through the water on his seventieth birthday.