Richard Leakey & Bill Sutherland

Richard Leakey (1986) (© Rob Bogaerts)

This edition of the programme features an interview by Jaldeep Katwala with Kenyan palaentologist Richard Leakey, son of the famous Louis and Mary Leakey, about his extraordinary life and family.

Ginger da Silva talks to African American Bill Sutherland who in the 1950’s went to Ghana and after independence became secretary to the country’s first finance minister. His life has been intertwined with the destiny of Africa.

Host: Dheera Sujan

Intrviewers: Jaldeep Katwala & Ginger da Silva

Broadcast: June 1, 1997