THE NETHERLANDS: The Heir Presumptive

Queen Juliana of The Netherlands and her husband Prince Bernhard last week broke their long silence on the palace influence of Faith Healer Greet Hofmans (TIME, June 25). "The way in which it was judged admissible abroad to expose our family life and the relations in our close surroundings to the public has disappointed and grieved us both," said the royal couple in a joint statement. "We deem an investigation desirable." To conduct this investigation the Queen appointed three of her nation's most respected elder statesmen.

The royal family's brief statement did not deny...

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