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Princess Diana: Free Web Sites

Princess Diana of Wales, 1961-1997, was the heir to the British crown, Prince Charles', first wife. She is the mother of Prince William and Prince Harry. She died in a tragic automobile accident in Paris in 1997.

Free Web Sites

British Monarchy

Official web site of the British monarchy.  There is a blue box with a question mark in it at top right.  Type in the word "Diana."

[Dyson Report]

May 14, 2021, by Lord Dyson, British Supreme Court, about the serious breach of ethics of BBC reporter Martin Bashir used to gain in interview with Princess Diana in 1995 at which she said "There were three people in this marriage, and so it was a bit crowded."  There are 4 appendices to the report, here, here, here, and here.

Fashion and Textile Museum

The Fashion and Textile Museum Collection highlights the changing face of contemporary fashion from 1947 to the present day. It was founded in 2003, by icon of British design, Dame Zandra Rhodes. Today, the Museum is operated by Newham College, London – one of Europe’s largest further education colleges.

Fashion History Timeline

This is open-access source for fashion history knowledge, featuring objects and artworks from over a hundred museums and libraries.  It offers well-researched, accessibly written entries on specific artworks, garments and films for those interested in fashion and dress history. Decade and century overview pages offer visual examples of period styles, a visually rich fashion dictionary defines key terms, and hundreds of examples of dress analysis from antiquity to the present day model the complicated task of discerning whether something is fashionable  or merely everyday dress, as well as the historical implications of that distinction. It features a search-able Source Database of reliable academic publications on fashion and dress history and a much more extensive Zotero database that students and researchers can draw on and contribute to. It is a project of the History of Art dept. at New York University.

Martin Bashir: Inquiry Criticises BBC over "Deceitful' Diana Interview

May 20, 2021 by Francesca Gillet.  The BBC fell short of "high standards of integrity and transparency" over Martin Bashir's 1995 interview with Princess Diana, an inquiry has found. 

Martin Bashir Apologises

May 22, 2021 by Matt Grobar, in publication Deadline.

Prince William on Panorama Report: 'BBC Failures Contributed to My Mother's Fear.'

May 20-21, 2021.  You Tube 4 minute video by Prince William providing his and Prince Harry's reaction to the Dyson Report. 

 

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