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Lady Diana / American Ancestors #72692

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 17, 1981
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(Studio) Upcoming royal wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer noted; Spanish historian said claiming Lady Diana is descendant of Genghis Khan and El Cid.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(London, England) Lady Diana's aristocratic lineage examined; Winston Churchill, Oliver Cromwell cited. King James noted among her and Prince Charles' forebears. Her American connections, beginning with maternal great-grandmother said include Nelson Rockefeller, General George Patton, J. P. Morgan, Louisa May Alcott and 7 American Presidents (named in report). [Debretts managing director Harold BROOKS-BAKER - thinks chances are good that she is related to President Reagan.] Lady Diana and Humphrey Bogart's common ancestry noted; scenes from "Casablanca" shown, courtesy Warner Brothers
REPORTER: Greg Dobbs

Reporter(s):
Dobbs, Greg;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:02:00

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