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Alone at the Top
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Prime Ministerial Keepsakes

Receiving gifts and keepsakes is one of the more pleasant aspects of a prime minister's job. These items often commemorate occasions at which a leader participated or important national events. Some early prime ministers treasured elaborate pieces of presentation silver, while today their most prized gifts include exotic mementoes from international visits.

 
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