Foreign News: The Prince & the Press

To the cheering crowds in India, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, has appeared every inch the genial aristocrat, exactly the sort of nobleman to be married to Britain's gracious Queen Elizabeth. But to the newsmen and photographers scrambling to cover his world-girdling tour of the British Commonwealth, Prince Philip was a relentless foeman.

The newsmen got no official help in keeping up with the duke. Though the prince is traveling by private jet plane, propeller transport and yacht, no British reporter—not even one who is accredited to Buckingham Palace—was allowed aboard. Following as best they might, the newsmen could expect only rudeness...

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