• Worship the King Article by Joseph Wheat

    FROM TABLETALK | March 2005

    Why are Americans so fascinated with the British royal family? Though I hate to admit it, I too share this fascination. I can still see in my mind the opulence of Charles and Diana’s wedding. I can also see a crumpled luxury car in a tunnel in France where Diana died. Now the focus is on Diana’s sons William and Harry. Why is there such enduring interest? Most likely, it’s our obsession with the “lifestyles of the rich and famous.” But with the “royals,” it’s not just about money; they are also the stewards of so much history, tradition, and … View Resource