Mark Logue on The King's Speech

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Mark Logue, grandson of speech therapist Lionel Logue, talks about Lionel’s friendship with George VI. His book The King's Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy, written with Peter Conradi, tells the story of how George VI—father of today's Queen Elizabeth II—ascended to the throne when his brother abdicated to marry an American. Painfully shy and cursed with a stammer, he seeks help from Logue, who is not only a commoner, but is also Australian.