Global News Blog Kate Middleton delivers first speech, but media focus on blue dress

Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, gave her first public speech at the Treehouse charity. But her sartorial selection was as big a story in Britain as her delivery. 

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Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, made her first public speech as a royal Monday in Ipswich at the opening of a facility called the Treehouse, part of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices.