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A Nigerian Royal 'Mum' On The Royal Wedding

Friday, April 29, 2011

We head back to London for some global reaction to the Royal Wedding, to speak with one of the many international Royal famlies who've just watched Prince William and Princess Catherine tie the knot. Yomi Oke is a member of the Nigerian Royal family, and she happens to also be the mother of our very own Femi Oke!

 

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The Takeaway

The Dress: Fit for a Future Queen?

Friday, April 29, 2011

By now 2 billion people have seen “The Dress” that Kate Middleton managed to keep secret until today. So what’s the verdict? British fashion designer Caroline Castigliano has experience dressing royals, and is dressing the friends of the happy couple today. She speaks to us from Buckingham Palace.

 

 

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The Arts File

Listening to the Royal Wedding Music

Friday, April 29, 2011

WQXR's Elliott Forrest talks with Kerry Nolan about the music played at this morning's Royal wedding.

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WNYC News

New Yorkers Stock Up for Royal Wedding Viewing Parties

Thursday, April 28, 2011

WDAV

Baked beans, bangers and fried eggs: They are just some of the elements of a traditional English breakfast. And that's exactly the kind of traditional fare many New Yorkers have been stocking up on for their royal wedding watch parties.

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The Takeaway

Why Do Americans Care About the Royal Wedding?

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Why are so many Americans so excited about the British royal wedding? Didn't we fight to get out from under the thumb of the monarchy? We talk with American royal wedding enthusiasts, a British-American souvenir shop owner, and a historian about our strange fondness for the British crown.

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