A Letter From The Publisher, Nov. 26, 1951

The meeting of Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh with the Washington press corps provided TIME Correspondent Martha Bucknell with two unexpected fillips. The Princess stopped several times to chat with the newsmen and women. The last one she spoke to was Mrs. Bucknell.

Paul Wooton, escorting Elizabeth around the room, asked: "And what paper are you with?" "TIME magazine," said Mrs. Bucknell. "Oh," said the Princess, "that's one I do know." Seconds later, the Duke asked Mrs.

Bucknell about some papers in her hand.

Told they were a mimeographed copy of a speech,...

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