'King's Speech' Screenwriter Also Fought To Be Heard16:17
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Writer David Seidler arrives at a screening of "The King's Speech" in Los Angeles. (AP )
Writer David Seidler arrives at a screening of "The King's Speech" in Los Angeles. (AP )

As a child growing up during World War II, David Seidler struggled with a stutter. He was inspired when his parents played radio broadcasts of King George VI, who had to overcome his own speech difficulties.

Seidler tells the story of King George and his speech therapist in the screenplay he authored for the new movie, "The King's Speech." Seidler's screenplay picked up an Oscar nod, one of twelve Academy Award nominations the film has received. We speak to David Seidler about his and King George's lifetime struggles with speech.

This segment aired on January 31, 2011.

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