King George V: the First Christmas Speech  — HistorianRuby: An Historian’s Miscellany

King George V gave his first Christmas speech to the nation just after 3 p.m. on Christmas Day 1932, however, the King, a reluctant speaker, had previously rejected the idea for almost 10 years! With radio being the new and exciting medium for entertainment in homes, in 1923 the King was asked by John Reith, […]

via King George V: the First Christmas Speech  — HistorianRuby: An Historian’s Miscellany

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