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2 Apr 2011

The King’s Speech: Rated PG-13 – Now in Theaters

By | 2017-02-19T06:27:02+00:00 April 2nd, 2011|Headlines, The King's Speech|1 Comment

The King's Speech, winner of four Academy Awards (including Best Picture), has been re-released with a new family-friendly version. The new version, titled The King's Speech: Rated PG-13, allows young people to watch the moving story of King George VI of England and his struggle with stuttering. "We are thankful to the MPAA for their [...]

1 Mar 2011

‘The King’s Speech’ Reigns at the 83rd Academy Awards

By | 2017-02-19T06:27:02+00:00 March 1st, 2011|Headlines, News in Stuttering, The King's Speech|0 Comments

The American Institute for Stuttering would like to congratulate The King's Speech on winning its four Academy Awards – Best Original Screenplay, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Picture! David Seidler, the film's screenwriter and a person who stutters, conceived the film after being inspired by the story of George VI of England [...]

16 Feb 2011

Clarence Page and Chamonix Sikora discuss stuttering on CNN

By | 2011-02-16T22:06:03+00:00 February 16th, 2011|Headlines, News in Stuttering, The King's Speech|3 Comments

On Saturday, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Clarence Page and AIS Executive Director Chamonix Sikora appeared on CNN to discuss stuttering. As discussed in this space before, AIS is happy to have Clarence as a member of our Board of Directors. The film The King's Speech provided a backdrop for the discussion. The movie has also lit [...]

30 Jan 2011

Chamonix Olsen Sikora and Dr. Barry Guitar on the Leonard Lopate Show

By | 2017-02-19T06:27:02+00:00 January 30th, 2011|AIS News, Featured, Headlines, The King's Speech|0 Comments

On Friday, AIS Executive Director Chamonix Olsen Sikora joined Dr. Barry Guitar from the University of Vermont on the Leonard Lopate Show to discuss stuttering and the recent release  of "The King's Speech." The movie, Starring Colin Firth as King George VI and Geoffrey Rush as Lionel Logue, has created an enormous amount of media attention. [...]

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