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'One of my favorite people': What Queen Elizabeth II meant to decades of American presidents

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Queen Elizabeth II met 12 U.S. presidents during her reign. Many emerged enchanted, spellbound or star struck. The Queen had a penchant for bringing out the relaxed side of the American leaders she encountered. President Donald Trump said after meeting her, his Scottish-born mother would be proud.
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'One of my favorite people': What Queen Elizabeth II meant to decades of American presidents

When Princess Elizabeth landed at Washington National Airport on the last day of October 1951, she emerged from her airplane in a raspberry red coat, a new velvet-brimmed hat and, some people observed, more makeup than usual.

3 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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'One of my favorite people': What Queen Elizabeth II meant to decades of American presidents

By Kevin Liptak, CNNWhen Princess Elizabeth landed at Washington National Airport on the last day of October 1951, she emerged from her airplane in a raspberry red coat, a new velvet-brimmed hat and, some people observed, more makeup than usual.It was her first official visit to the United States, three months before she would become Queen. President Harry S. Truman traveled in an open-topped limousine to greet her on the tarmac.In her high voic…

3 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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'One of my favorite people': What Queen Elizabeth II meant to decades of American presidents

By Kevin Liptak, CNNWhen Princess Elizabeth landed at Washington National Airport on the last day of October 1951, she emerged from her airplane in a raspberry red coat, a new velvet-brimmed hat and, some people observed, more makeup than usual.It was her first official visit to the United States, three months before she would become Queen. President Harry S. Truman traveled in an open-topped limousine to greet her on the tarmac.In her high voic…

3 months ago·Panama City, United States
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American presidents had a special connection to Queen Elizabeth

“She is truly one of my favorite people,” then-President Barack Obama said during a visit to London in 2016, after the Queen and her husband drove in their Land Rover to pick him up at …

3 months ago·San Jose, United States
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Queen Elizabeth II: What special connection did she have with Hanover?

Queen Elizabeth II, who died on Thursday, had a very special connection to Hanover — also because this was the home of her ancestors. Her visit in 1965 went down in the annals of the city.

3 months ago·Germany
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'One of my favorite people': What Queen Elizabeth II meant to decades of American presidents

Some presidents, like Ronald Reagan, bonded with the Queen over horses and country life. Others, like Bill Clinton, found themselves impressed by her political aptitude.

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