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The Diana Chronicles by Tina Brown
Ten years after her death, Princess Diana remains a mystery. Was she “the people’s princess,” who electrified the world with her beauty and humanitarian missions? Or was she a manipulative, media-savvy neurotic who nearly brought down the monarchy? Only Tina Brown, former editor-in-chief of Tatler, England’s glossiest gossip magazine; Vanity Fair; and The New Yorker could possibly give us the truth.
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The Last 100 Days of Diana, Hosted by Martin Bashir, Airing Sunday, May 7, 9/8c
Updated August 24, This August 31 will mark the 20th anniversary of the tragic death of Princess Diana , who lost her life in a car crash in Paris in , while being chased by paparazzi. She left behind two bereaved sons — William , 15, and Harry , In the ensuing years, her short life — she was 36 at the time of her death — has continued to captivate the world.
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In the early hours of 31 August , Diana, Princess of Wales died in hospital after being injured in a car crash in a road tunnel in Paris , France. Her partner, Dodi Fayed , and their driver, Henri Paul , were pronounced dead at the scene. Their bodyguard, Trevor Rees-Jones , survived serious injuries. Media blamed the erratic behaviour of paparazzi following the car. A French investigation in found that Paul, who lost control of the vehicle at high speed while intoxicated and under the effects of prescription drugs, was solely responsible for the crash. It was also found that none of the occupants of the car was wearing a seat belt. Diana was 36 years old.
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Princess Diana —who married into British royalty, only to later be divorced from it—devoted herself to charitable causes and became a global icon before dying in a car accident in Paris in When she married Prince Charles in , Lady Diana Spencer became the first Englishwoman to marry an heir to the throne in more than years. Although their wedding was watched by millions worldwide, and their marriage produced two sons—both potential heirs to the throne—it is for her untimely death that Diana is perhaps best remembered. Her parents were divorced in , when she was eight, and her father won sole custody. In , when Diana was 14, her father inherited the title of Earl from his own father, who passed away that year.
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So does the tragic story of the mother of Prince William and Prince Harry. Diana was just 36 when she died after the car she was riding in crashed in a Paris tunnel on Aug. So it comes as no surprise that on the 20 th anniversary, everyone is finding a way to remember her. Publishers are bringing out new books about her, or re-issuing old ones. The calendar of special programming on television has been and continues to be extensive. These are still available to watch online. At 8, viewers get a look through the lens at the princess and her attempts to manage the constant mob of photographers who followed her everywhere, contrasted with her desire to draw interest to the humanitarian causes that she felt were important.
Love, loss, fairytale and tragedy. Princess Diana lived a life in the public eye, with every move photographed and scrutinized. But two decades after the tragic car crash that took her life, there are still compelling questions about how she lived and how she died. Twenty years on from her death, what more do we know about the crash that also killed her companion, Dodi Al Fayed, and Henri Paul, acting head of security at the Ritz who was driving when the car crashed? Investigations in both France and Britain concluded it was an accident caused by high speeds and an intoxicated driver, yet conspiracy theories continued to surface for years.
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