Royal Audience

by David Charter
Royal Audience
  • ISBN-13: 9780593712870
  • Author(s): David Charter
  • Subject: Biography: general
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Putnam
  • Publication Date: 05-03-2024
  • Format: h/b

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From the moment she first enchanted the world as a youthful princess, Queen Elizabeth II found a unique place in American hearts - and she also played an unprecedented role in forging transatlantic ties. Over her seventy-year reign, she developed extraordinary and varied personal bonds with thirteen U.S. presidents - Truman, Eisenhower, Johnson, Kennedy, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, both Bush Sr. and Jr., Clinton, Obama, Trump, and Biden - that other diplomats and leaders could only dream of. A fascinating, in-depth look at international relations and interpersonal intrigue, Royal Audience peels back the curtain on the 'special relationship' between the U.S. and the U.K. as embodied by the Queen herself - charting Elizabeth II's distinctive brand of one-to-one diplomacy through the eyes of those who experienced it firsthand. From horse-riding with Ronald Reagan, to sharing her recipe for scones with Dwight D. Eisenhower, to striking up a kinship with the Bushes and the Obamas, the Que
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From the moment she first enchanted the world as a youthful princess, Queen Elizabeth II found a unique place in American hearts - and she also played an unprecedented role in forging transatlantic ties. Over her seventy-year reign, she developed extraordinary and varied personal bonds with thirteen U.S. presidents - Truman, Eisenhower, Johnson, Kennedy, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, both Bush Sr. and Jr., Clinton, Obama, Trump, and Biden - that other diplomats and leaders could only dream of. A fascinating, in-depth look at international relations and interpersonal intrigue, Royal Audience peels back the curtain on the 'special relationship' between the U.S. and the U.K. as embodied by the Queen herself - charting Elizabeth II's distinctive brand of one-to-one diplomacy through the eyes of those who experienced it firsthand. From horse-riding with Ronald Reagan, to sharing her recipe for scones with Dwight D. Eisenhower, to striking up a kinship with the Bushes and the Obamas, the Que