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Presenter Lindsey Russell reveals key message of Blue Peter

18 July 2014 Last updated at 13:42 BST

Blue Peter presenter Lindsey Russell says the enduring message of the world's longest-running programme is that it shows people they can accomplish anything.

Russell was speaking to BBC News School Reporters Jack, Beth, Phoebe and Matthew from Urmston Grammar School in Trafford at the launch of a new exhibition about the history of BBC Children's TV at the Lowry Gallery in Salford.

The interview was broadcast on Allan Beswick's BBC Radio Manchester Breakfast Show