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Wallis Simpson's reputation 'gets a makeover'

Over the years, public opinion has been less than kind to Wallis Simpson, the American divorcee at the centre of the abdication crisis.

But 75 years after King Edward VIII gave up the throne to marry her, Mrs Simpson's reputation's getting a bit of a makeover.

The BBC's David Sillito reports.

  • 18 Apr 2011
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