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    FOLLOWING THE OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT IN HOLLAND, EARLY THIS MORNING (SUNDAY), THAT PRINCESS IRENE HAD BECOME ENGAGED TO PRINCE CARLOS, A CROWD OF SEVERAL THOUSAND GATHERED OUTSIDE THE SOESTDIJK PALACE TO TRY TO CATCH A GLIMPSE OF THE COUPLE.

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    Background: FOLLOWING THE OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT IN HOLLAND, EARLY THIS MORNING (SUNDAY), THAT PRINCESS IRENE HAD BECOME ENGAGED TO PRINCE CARLOS, A CROWD OF SEVERAL THOUSAND GATHERED OUTSIDE THE SOESTDIJK PALACE TO TRY TO CATCH A GLIMPSE OF THE COUPLE. OUR CAMERAMAN WAS THERE AND TOOK THESE SHOTS OF THEM WALKING IN THE PALACE GARDENS.

    THE OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT CAME AFTER A MEETING BETWEEN THE DUTCH ROYAL FAMILY AND TOP DUTCH MINISTERS LASTING TILL THREE IN THE MORNING. IN A SIMULTANEOUS ANNOUNCEMENT PRINCESS IRENE SAID THAT SHE HAD WAIVED PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUTION, THAT SHE HAD AUTOMATICALLY GIVEN UP HER RIGHT OF SUCCESSION TO THE DUTCH THRONE.

    THE 24 YEAR-OLD PRINCESS SAID SHE AND PRINCE CARLOS, WHO IS 33, PLANNED TO GET MARRIED IN THE NEAR FUTURE; AND THERE ARE REPORTS THAT THIS MEANS A WEDDING AT THE END OF APRIL OR EARLY IN MAY, AND POSSIBLY IN PARIS. AFTERWARDS, SAID THE PRINCESS, SHE AND PRINCE CARLOS WOULD LIVE ABROAD - BUT NO COUNTRY HAD YET BEEN NAMED AS THEIR FUTURE HOME.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1G1JLXT2HQTFJXTLMCH06RQQ2
    Media URN:
    VLVA1G1JLXT2HQTFJXTLMCH06RQQ2
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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