Feb 1974 election programme to be repeated as a tribute to Sir Alastair

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For those who love election repeats: BBC Parli to show Feb 1974, anchored by Sir Alastair Burnet, on Sat 1 Sept as tribute to late presenter

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Sir Alastair Burnet dies aged 84

The veteran newsreader Sir Alastair Burnet, best known for presenting News at Ten for 21 years, has died aged 84. The chief executive of ITN has called Sir Alastair "the greatest newscaster Britain ever produced".