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CAPTION: St. James's Palace says the Duchess of Cambridge, formerly known as Kate Middleton, is pregnant and has a severe ...
form of morning sickness and is currently in a London hospital. Prince William is at his wife's side. (Dec. 3)
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DURATION: 1:22-----------------------------------------SHOTLIST:AP FILE and UK POOL - AP CLIENTS ONLYVarious locations and various dates1. File of William and Kate2. Exterior of hospital3. Screen shot of Web announcementAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYLondon - Dec. 3, 20124. SOUNDBITE: ... heading into 2013. It gives us something really exciting to look forward to ...AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYNew York - Dec. 3, 20125.SOUNDBITE: I think it's wonderful. They're a great family and I think it will be great for the country and for the United States.POOL - AP CLIENTS ONLYWashington - Dec. 3, 20126. SOUNDBITE: Jay Carney / White House Press Secretary"We extend our congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the welcome news this morning out of London that they are expecting their first child."7. Kate Middleton on hockey field8. Various Middleton and WilliamVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:AFTER THE ROYAL WEDDING ... NOW COMES THE ROYAL PREGNANCY.THE PALACE SAYS THE DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE ... FORMERLY KNOWN AS KATE MIDDLETON ... IS PREGNANT.BUT SHE HAS A SEVERE FORM OF MORNING SICKNESS ... AND IS HOSPITALIZED. AFTER SHE IS BETTER ... THE 30-YEAR-OLD DUCHESS WILL NEED REST. SO WILL IT BE A BOY OR GIRL? THE PALACE WILL ONLY SAY MIDDLETON HAS NOT REACHED THE 12-WEEK MARK. THERE ARE NO HINTS FROM INSIDE THIS LONDON HOSPITAL ... WHERE PRINCE WILLIAM IS BY KATE'S SIDE.BUT NEWS LIKE THIS TRAVELS FAST ... FROM THE ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE WEB ... TO OUTSIDE BUCKINGHAM PALACE ....SOT: ... heading into 2013. It gives us something really exciting to look forward to ...TO TIMES SQUARE ...SOT: I think it's wonderful. They're a great family and I think it will be great for the country and for the United States.EVEN THE WHITE HOUSE ... [Notes:Jay Carney / White House Press Secretary]SOT: We extend our congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the welcome news this morning out of London that they are expecting their first child.UNTIL RECENTLY ... MIDDLETON WAS KEEPING ROYAL APPEARANCES ... LIKE THIS ONE PLAYING FIELD HOCKEY WITH CHILDREN AT HER FORMER SCHOOL.SINCE THEIR LAVISH WEDDING LAST YEAR ... ONLY SPECULATION THAT A ROYAL BABY WAS COMING.THE COUPLE'S FIRST CHILD WILL BE THIRD IN LINE FOR THE THRONE ... AFTER PRINCE WILLIAM AND PRINCE CHARLES, HIS FATHER.LEE POWELL, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS--------------------------------------------------------------------