Queen Elizabeth II: A Look Back

Talking to the Queen quickly reveals her to be sharp of mind — and tongue. She is interested in politics but not obviously partisan. She has held weekly audiences with every Prime Minister from Winston Churchill on. Neither monarch nor ministers reveal the precise topics discussed, but many Premiers — and there have been 12 during her reign — have spoken of her wisdom.

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