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Richard Lindley

25 April 1936 to 6 November 2019

A British journalist who began his career as a light entertainment reporter before joining ITN’s newly launched News at Ten (1967-1973), Lindley reported with integrity from conflict zones across Africa and the Middle East. He left ITN to join the BBC’s Panorama (1973-1988) where he was famously the first western television journalist to interview Saddam Hussein.

Read Richard Lindley's Guardian obituary here.