In November 1964, days before the first anniversary of the assassination of President John F Kennedy in Dallas, Texas, ITN sent Peter Woods to assess the effect of the killing on the city.
Harold Wilson had been Labour leader for 10 months when he attended John F Kennedy’s funeral in November 1963. He tells ITN Kennedy’s legacy will be “speedier action on human rights”.
In the days following the assassination of President John F Kennedy on the 22 November, Dallas became the unwelcome focus of world attention, writes Ian Searcey.
On the week of the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination, we look back at archive footage from 1963. Here, American citizens in London gather at the US embassy to express their grief.
England face Poland tonight at Wembley, needing a win to be certain of World Cup qualification. Almost exactly 40 years ago, the national side were in a similar position, as ITN’s David Rose reported.
Britain and Spain have been sporadically at loggerheads over Gibraltar since 1704. In 1967 the territory held its first-ever referendum, producing a resounding vote in favour of British sovereignty.
Half a century after Britain’s infamous Great Train Robbery, labelled the “crime of the century”, Channel 4 News Picture Researcher Ian Searcey delves into the ITN archives to find the news report.
As the government reviews renewal of the Trident nuclear deterrent, Ian Searcey dives into the ITN archives and pulls up two items from the beginnings of the Royal Navy’s atomic programme.
As the Tour de France prepares for its 100th race, Channel 4 News Picture Researcher Ian Searcey delves into the archive to reveal how ITN broadcast the race fifty years ago to a bemused Britain.
ITN reporters in the 1960s quiz newly arrived immigrants on why they have moved to the UK – as well as asking those leaving these shores about their motivation.
The Conservative party, past and present, has often seemed bitterly divided about European integration, the threat of open national borders and the free movement of people throughout the EU.
In 1972, Idi Amin expelled Uganda’s Asians, many of whom were British citizens and settled in the UK. At the time, ITN visited Leicester to find out how immigrants were coping.
The end of the Vietnam war prompted an exodus of refugees, 19,000 of whom found their way, via Hong Kong, to the UK. A 1984 Channel 4 News looked at how one Vietnamese family had fared in Britain.
Viewers tuning in on 1 April 1980 may have thought they were the victims of a hoax, as ITN reported the opening of the UK’s first nudist breach in Brighton.
April 1980. What do you do if it’s a quiet news day and someone says: “There’s an Easter parade at Battersea Park. Get down there and give me a minute on it!”?