RUMANIA: A Queen's Heart

"A Queen's Heart"

"My critics and adversaries say I am an ambitious woman, that I wanted to be a modern Cleopatra, that I wished to be queen. This is cruelly false."

Newsgatherers jotted these words briskly, last week in Bucharest as the Dowager Queen Marie of Rumania gave out her first interview since the death of her consort, Ferdinand I, and the ascension under a Regency of her five-year-old grandson, King Michael I (TIME, Aug. 1). Soon the Queen Grandmother went on to speak in such vein that...

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