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A rare clip from a 1963 BBC TV news programme.
[00:00:00] PROGRAMME: a short clip of the opening of a BBC TV news programme, from October 1963.
Presenter Michael Aspel reads the lead story, which is that Lord Home, the foreign secretary, has been invited to form a government.
The Scottish Earl won one of the most bitterly-fought leadership contests in the history of the Conservative Party to become Britain’s next Prime Minister.
PICTURED: BBC News opening titles. COPYRIGHT: BBC.