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Moon Landing (ITV)

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The televised coverage of the Moon landing was ITV’s longest-ever production – from 6:00 pm on 20 July to 9:00 am the following morning.

News and comments on the Moon mission alternated with David Frost’s gala variety show and phone-in session.

Alastair Burnet headed ITN’s team in the “Moon Studio” with comment from TV Times Science Editor Peter Fairley.