Windsor of Discontent

The Princess of Wales blames the press for driving her into seclusion. Is it an act of despair or just more intrigue?

For sheer tumult and intrigue, Princess Diana's relationship with her husband can't compare with her relationship with the press. The latter has certainly been more faithful than the former; but after untold millions of photos, miles of film and acres of newsprint, the most chronicled woman in the world has decided it is time to jilt the cameras that love her so.

Diana used a luncheon speech at the Headway National Head Injuries Association in London to denounce the press corps and declare her freedom. "When I started my public life 12 years ago," she said, "I understood that the media...

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