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Queen’s banquet speech during Reagan’s UK visit

Title
Queen’s banquet speech during Reagan’s UK visit
Genre
Speech; Music
TX Date
8 Jun 1982
Year of production
1982
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Duration
00:09:22
Description
Speech by the Queen at the Windsor Castle banquet held in honour of US President Ronald Reagan during his UK state visit. She speaks of the close relationship between the USA and Britain; US understanding of the British position during the current Falklands War; US investment in British business; importance to both countries of the Western alliance. Concludes with toast to Reagan, playing of the US national anthem and applause.
Contributors
Queen Elizabeth II
Keywords
USA; UK; Business; International relations; Investment; State visits; Royal family; Presidents; Royalty; Falklands War (1982); Ronald Reagan; International cooperation; Windsor Castle; National anthems; Bilateral relations; International defence; Nancy Reagan

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