Friday, December 19, 2008

Royal Guests at White House Dinner

December 19, 1940

Crown Princess Juliana of the Netherlands was the guest of honor at a dinner tonight at the White House, hosted by President and Mrs. Roosevelt. The Princess and her two young daughters, Beatrix and Irene, are visiting Washington from their exile in Canada. Also attending the dinner was Crown Princess Martha of Norway, who is living in exile, with her three children at Pook's Hill, near Bethesda, Maryland. Mrs. Woodrow Wilson, the widow of the late president, also attended the dinner.

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