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Wallis, Duchess of Windsor: 1896-1986

Whatever they thought of the American divorcée he was to marry or of his abdication as King of England after just ten months on the throne, Britons and millions...

Foreign News: Woman of the Year

Normally a courageous feminist, Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt is accustomed to name annually "The Ten Women of the Year." This week she not only did not name Mrs...

BRITAIN: Farewell to a King

By the time the great west door of St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle swung open to the public last week, a mile-long queue of Britons waited outside. Many...

Books: Without Regrets

A KING'S STORY (435 pp.)—The Memoirs of The Duke of Windsor—Putnam ($4.50). The Duke of Windsor long obeyed "the rule of reticence that binds kings and...

Foreign News: A Light in the Window

"Who?" asked astonished Britons. "The Duke and Duchess of Windsor — coming back to England? Really!" Nevertheless, British papers announced last week that the...

Love Is A Catastrophe

Octavio Paz, the Nobel-prizewinning author who died last week, wrote a masterpiece years ago called The Labyrinth of Solitude. The book contained, among other...

Religion: A Historic Barrier Drops

The Church of England approves a new divorce policy if Prince Charles were marrying Lady Diana Spencer in another day, there would be protocol problems...

People, Oct. 2, 1972

The woman who became famous by studying the life of adolescents in Samoa is now examining her own youth. At 70, Anthropologist Margaret Mead is publishing her...

The Theater: Newsclips of 1936

CROWN MATRIMONIAL by ROYCE RYTON In Crown Matrimonial, British Playwright Royce Ryton qualifies as one of the grounds keepers of history. He rakes up a pile of...

Books: The King & the Beaver

THE ABDICATION OF KING EDWARD VIII by Lord Beaverbrook. 122 pages. Atheneum. $4.50. When Edward VIII decided in 1936 to marry twice-divorced Wallis Warfield...

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