Tony Bullimore, Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga, Barry Chuckle, June Jacobs, Tommy Peoples
Matthew Bannister on yachtsman Tony Bullimore, campaigner Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga, comedian Barry Chuckle, activist June Jacobs and fiddle player Tommy Peoples.
Pictured: Barry Chuckle
Matthew Bannister on
Tony Bullimore, the self styled "Del Boy of yacht racing" who was trapped under the hull of his boat for 4 days during a solo round the world race.
Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga, the Japanese American woman who was interned in the USA during the World War Two and later fought for and won a presidential apology and compensation for her fellow inmates.
Barry Chuckle - one half of the Chuckle Brothers who entertained a generation of children on TV.
June Jacobs, the Jewish activist who caused controversy by meeting members of the Palestine Liberation Organisation.
Tommy Peoples, the award winning Irish fiddle player of the Bothy Band.
Producer: Paul Waters
Archive clips from: BBC News 20/06/73; ChuckleVision, BBC TV.
Born 15 January 1939; died 31 July 2018, aged 79.
Last Word spoke to Barry Pickthall, former Times yachting correspondent who sailed with Tony, and Roy Hackett, who was on the management committee of the Bamboo Club.
Born 5 August 1924; died 18 July 2018, aged 93.
Last Word spoke to Peter Irons, who worked with Aiko on research into the treatment of Japanese-Americans.
Born 24 December 1944; died 5 August 2018, aged 73.
Last Word spoke to Gail Renard, friend and ChuckleVision writer.
Born 1 June 1930; died 22 July 2018, aged 88.
Last Word spoke to her friend, Rabbi Jeremy Gordon.
Born 1948; died 3 August 2018, aged 70.
Last Word spoke to Paul Brady, who recorded an album with Tommy.
|Interviewed Guest||Barry Pickthall|
|Interviewed Guest||Roy Hackett|
|Interviewed Guest||Jeremy Gordon|
|Interviewed Guest||Gail Renard|
|Interviewed Guest||Peter Irons|
|Interviewed Guest||Paul Brady|