The Netherlands: TheTroubled Orange Family


Queen Juliana of The Netherlands and her consort, Prince Bernhard, last week watched their daughter, Princess Irene, get married. But they watched from a distance of 800 miles and over television in a room at Warmelo palace, near Amsterdam.

The TV power failed at 12:15 p.m., but there had been time to see Princess Irene become the bride of Prince Hugo Carlos de Borbon y Parma, and fortunately, the Dutch royal family was spared the spectacle outside Rome's Santa Maria Maggiore that looked more like a political rally than wedding festivities. The crowd...

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