The Queen in Africa in 1952
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When princess found out King had died

On February 6th, 1952, the then Princess Elizabeth found out that her father, King George VI had died.

At the time she was staying at the Treetops hotel in the foothills of Mount Kenya.

The BBC's East Africa Correspondent Will Ross reports from there to commemorate this historic event 60 years ago.

  • 06 Feb 2012
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