Letters, Aug. 12, 1996


"There is no better way to ensure emotional danger for Prince William than to put the future of the Windsors and their reign on his shoulders." CAROLYN ELGAR Richmond, Virginia

Can Prince William Save the Monarchy [WORLD, July 22]? Why should we think that is desirable? Rather than fawning over a 14-year-old who has done nothing to deserve his celebrity other than being born, we in the U.S. should be occupied by our American experiment. The political breakthrough that freed us from an inbred aristocracy is a concept that in 220 years has led to...

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