The King's Speech: good movie, very bad history. - By Christopher Hitchens - Slate Magazine: "In a few months, the British royal family will be yet again rebranded and relaunched in the panoply of a wedding. Terms like 'national unity' and 'people's monarchy' will be freely flung around. Almost the entire moral capital of this rather odd little German dynasty is invested in the post-fabricated myth of its participation in 'Britain's finest hour.' In fact, had it been up to them, the finest hour would never have taken place. So this is not a detail but a major desecration of the historical record—now apparently gliding unopposed toward a baptism by Oscar."