Here's How Princess Margaret's US Tour From 1965 Compares to The Crown's Version
The second episode of The Crown's third season is titled "Margaretology," and with good reason: it shifts the focus to Queen Elizabeth II's flashier, complicated sister Princess Margaret (now played by Helena Bonham Carter). The princess and her husband, Tony, make a historic visit to the US in 1965, where they visit the White House, meet President Lyndon Johnson and his wife, and tour several cities (in real life, they made stops in Tucson, AZ, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York, as well as their stop in Washington DC). Just like her onscreen tour hit with some snags and controversies, so too did Margaret's real-life tour — but there were some fantastic photo ops along the way too! Ahead, check out some of the pictures from Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon's real tour of the US alongside their fictional counterparts from The Crown.