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Presenter John Craven reflects on 40 years of Newsround

Original Newsround presenter John Craven has told BBC News about creating the show's format, as the children's news programme marks its 40th anniversary.

He told BBC Breakfast he wanted to the show to be informal and "make it simple but not simplistic".

"We were the first programme to do what's called a background explanation...and they're still doing that today," he said.

  • 04 Apr 2012
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