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President Ford with Queen Elizabeth II

July 17, 1976
Source: Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library

On July 17, 1976, President Gerald Ford danced with Queen Elizabeth II at a state dinner held in honor of the Queen and her husband, Prince Philip, at the White House.  The Queen was on a tour of the east coast of the United States to observe the 200th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. 

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