CNN reports on the death of a princess
The world comes to terms with the loss
September 2, 1997
Web posted at: 11:29 p.m. EDT (0329 GMT)
LONDON (CNN) -- British essayist Auberon Waugh says the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, has created the biggest public outpouring of grief and affection he's seen since the death of John F. Kennedy nearly 34 years ago. People as exalted as King Fahd of Saudi Arabia and Pope John Paul II, and those as anonymous as villagers in the African mountain kingdom of Lesotho, have gone out of their way to express sadness at her passing. CNN Correspondents Richard Blystone, Bruce Morton and Donna Kelley report on the unfolding drama in London.
British media repents, beatifies Diana
LONDON (CNN) -- For more than 16 years, the British media kept the spotlight on Diana, Princess of Wales; from her marriage in Westminster Abbey and motherhood, to her divorce, her romances and even her cellulite. But the media that at times has been crimson over her doings -- "Has she gone mad?" a headline once asked -- is now blue with remorse. CNN's Richard Blystone reports.
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Funeral to be royal in every way but name
LONDON (CNN) -- Although no longer an official member of the royal family -- the title "Her Royal Highness" was stripped from her when she and Prince Charles divorced -- Princess Diana will be accorded a funeral Saturday that in every way but name will be royal, indeed. Bruce Morton explains.
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Life after Diana for the young princes
LONDON (CNN) -- Princess Diana's devotion to her children, and her attempts to see that they had a normal life, are well-known. CNN's Donna Kelley talks with Diana's friend, British novelist Lord Geoffrey Archer, about Prince William and Prince Harry, and what they face in the years to come.
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