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British Royal Family / Pay Raise / Princess Margaret #498682

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 07, 1978
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(Studio) British parliament's vote to raise royal family's cash allowance reported Feelings in parliament and out that Princess Margaret shouldn't get any of this detailed; controversy over her relations with young pop singer noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(London, England) Report on controversy over Margaret's relations with singer Roddy Llewellyn and complaints that she doesn't fulfill royal duties. Princess' background as younger sister to future Queen Elizabeth, broken romance with Peter Townsend and unsuccessful marriage to Lord Snowdon outlined. Films and photos shown. [WOMAN - cites feelings with regard to Margaret.] [MAN - cites feelings about controversy.] Princess' decision to stay in public life noted. Buckingham Palace and Queen Elizabeth II mentioned.
REPORTER: Paul Cunningham

Brinkley, David;
Cunningham, Paul

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