It's a Boy: Royal Announcement at Buckingham Palace

The formal birth announcement is posted on an easel outside Buckingham Palace.
2:04 | 07/22/13

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ABC news coverage of the royal announcement we know it's a baby boy into walking -- the fourth quarter as we knew they would and she has approved now. And now we will bring it. To be easily with the founders gathered outside. Placing and the -- who were prince williams' announcement. -- news. And -- to crumble. -- that announcement. Let's get but as the camera pushes in people speak in the baby -- baby's gender obviously we. Before he was preceded him diesel which was changed a modern -- sort of monarch moments. For them to alert us before it actually was placed on the -- eight pounds six ounces. Of course signed by the doctors who witnessed it. There -- two signatures of the doctors looks like -- is actually a couple. As well we've -- -- I think greeted. -- it's. Next time that. They don't put that in. On the announcement that we didn't know prince. As we waited with prince William and it took it as we mentioned earlier week before we -- from William. -- -- what Barbara was alluding to there about the -- days they would have to be some witness to make sure that the the reference reserves religion. This is. Public pronouncement -- -- a number of different signatures on it is a kind of a relic of that where until as recently as the 1950s. It was expected that there would be a government minister prince. The -- to reassure the public that there have been no funny business introducing -- says. -- as in the olden days. And -- -- times and the only thing. Very very important there should -- no question about the legitimacy. Of the future -- this -- it in some -- a bit of -- historical --

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