News in Review The Real Story of the King's Speech

News in Review The Real Story of the King's Speech

In March, the British movie The King's Speech was the big winner at the Academy Awards ceremony. It tells the story of King George VI's struggle to overcome a speech impediment. In this News in Review story we'll look at how much of the film is history, and how much is Hollywood. And we’ll also tell you about a little-known Canadian connection.

  • 2011
  • 00:15:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2011
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Edition
May 2011
Subjects
George VI, King of Great Britain, 1895-1952 [LCSH] Speech disorders [LCSH] Stuttering [LCSH] Speech therapist and patient [LCSH] Great Britain -- Kings and rulers [LCSH] Social sciences [LCSH] World history [LCSH] Medical sciences [LCSH]
Team
King of Great Britain George VI (Subject), Michael Serapio (Host), Terence McKenna (Journalist)
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