Newsflash: Stories That Stopped The World

Newsflash: Stories That Stopped The World was a programme broadcast on ITV on Wednesday 6th November 2013. Newsroom reporters and presenters talked about delivering breaking news to the viewing public when the newsflash was the most dramatic and unexpected broadcast of them all. Contributors including Alastair Stewart, John Suchet, Mary Nightingale and Martyn Lewis talked about the part they played in stories such as the Lockerbie bombing in 1988, the announcement of Operation Desert Storm in 1991, and the death of Diana, Princess of Wales in 1997, as well as a look back at the day that shocked the world in 1963 when news anchor Walter Cronkite reported the assassination of President Kennedy.

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