King Charles III has become the oldest monarch to assume the British throne at 73 years old. He takes over from his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, after her death earlier in September. Elizabeth was the longest-serving monarch in Britain’s history. Charles, by contrast, is stepping into the role after living a full life in the public eye. The PBS NewsHour takes a look back at the life and legacy of the queen and what the future of her son, King Charles III as he takes the throne.
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