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Alastair Burnet
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Born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Born on 17th of March 1928

Born 1928 - English journalist and broadcaster.


Political editor of ITN from 1963-65. Helped launch New at Ten in 1967. Moved to BBC as anchorman of Panorama in 1972. Editor of Daily Express before returning to ITN as newscaster. Won BAFTA Richard Dimbleby award three times. Knighted in 1984 and retired in 1991.

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