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Thatcher papers show fascination with Reagan visit

LONDON — Few people keep Queen Elizabeth II waiting, especially when she has issued a personal invitation, but President Reagan did so in 1982 without causing any lasting damage.

It happened in 1982, when the Reagan White House failed to reply in a timely way to a personal invitation from the queen for the president and his wife, Nancy, to stay with her at Windsor Castle during a planned visit to England.

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