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James Lovelock: “Having reached 100 years, what do I do next?”

The environmentalist explains why he wishes it was possible to visit William Tyndale—and how the US government seized one of his inventions

By Prospect Team   Winter Special

Photo: ILLUSTRATION BY NICK TAYLOR

What is the first news event you can recall?

The British Empire exhibition in Wembley in 1924. I was taken there by my family by train from Letchworth Garden City where I lived as a child.

What is the biggest problem of all?

Having reached 100 years, what do I do next?

If you could spend a day in one place at one moment in history, when and where would that be?

I would like to visit William Tyndale during his last days in prison.…

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