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Darcus Howe

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Darcus Howe, Andy Coogan, Dr Sylvia Moody, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Peter Shotton

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Matthew Bannister on the Black Power activist and journalist Darcus Howe. He was a leading campaigner for equal rights in the 1970s and 80s.Athletics coach Andy Coogan who spent three and a half years as a prisoner of the Japanese during the second world war.Dr Sylvia Moody, the clinical psychologist who pioneered greater understanding of dyslexia in adults.The Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko who became a star in the West during the 1960s.Peter Shotton - who was at school with John Lennon, played the washboard in the Quarrymen and made his fortune from a chain of American-style diners.

27mins

7 Apr 2017