Tony Benn: One of his final interviews

In one his final interviews on British television, Tony Benn told Calendar of his sadness at the passing of Nelson Mandela, explaining how he felt a kindred spirit had passed and how he too had been inspired by the plight of black Africans:

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Funeral for former Chesterfield MP Tony Benn

The funeral service for veteran Labour politician and former Chesterfield MP Tony Benn, is being held today in Westminster. He passed away nearly two weeks ago, aged 88.