Former News At Ten reader Burnet dies
on 20/07/2012 10:17:28
The presenter, who last hosted the nightly ITN bulletin almost 21 years ago, died following a series of strokes.
Sir Alastair was also a trusted face and voice for national occasions, anchoring several general elections and the wedding of the Prince and Princess of Wales.
The broadcaster Andrew Neil called him "one of the greatest journalists of his generation".