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Royal Wedding #72881

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 27, 1981
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(Studio) Preparations for upcoming wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer discussed; activities today of royal couple, as well as of Nancy Reagan, noted. Film shown.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(London, England) International diversity of media covering wedding examined; two correspondents, their originating countries and networks represented, named in report and featured in their native languages. Weddings of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip in 1947, Princess Margaret and Lord Snowden in 1960 and Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips in 1973 recalled; films shown. No. representatives from ABC, CBS and NBC listed; extent of coverage discussed.
REPORTER: Greg Dobbs

(Studio) Polish news agency's report that Prince Charles is descendent of Polish King Casimir IV noted; ABC's live coverage of wedding announced.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Dobbs, Greg;
Jennings, Peter

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