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A report about the life of Princess Diana, with footage of Princess Diana and the Royal family. The clip explains the changes to Princess Diana and Prince Charles' relationship. Footage of Diana’s crash site, the first news reports, the nation’s reaction to Diana’s death and her funeral are also featured.
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First broadcast:
5 June 2007

Classroom Ideas

This clip could be used to stimulate research into the evolving nature of the media in recording historical events. This could link to technology timelines including social media. Children could compare the reporting of the passing of other significant people and comparing this to how the death of Princess Diana was reported. Children could interview adults in their classroom for whom this event may be within their living memory and share their experiences of this significant event of recent times.

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