The Press: A Royal Secret

For a month, Fleet Street had laid impatient siege to Buckingham Palace. The press wanted to take pictures of Princess Elizabeth's baby, and the palace press officers were in no hurry to oblige.

Two weeks after the prince was born (TIME, Nov. 22), London editors realized that they were getting a royal runaround. They guessed that the baby was being given daily airings in the palace grounds. So photographers reconnoitered the streets around "Buck House," looking for a high point from which to shoot over the iron fence and bushes into the grounds. Along...

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