August 20, 2013
Conspiracy Theories Still Haunt Diana's Death
Catherine Mayer, Time
These are golden days for conspiracy theorists. If you believed your government was spying on you, Edward Snowden’s revelations have shown you’re probably right. WikiLeaks and Bradley Manning laid bare a world in which the authorities routinely do one thing and say another. You may be paranoid, but they’re still out to get you — or at least to detain you at Heathrow Airport for questioning.
Now, just a week shy of 16 years since a Mercedes plowed into a pillar in the Pont de l’Alma tunnel on Aug. 31, 1997, depriving Britain of her People’s Princess and the young royals William and Harry of their mother, along comes a fresh allegation in the story that has generated more conspiracy theories than any other.
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