The Abdication Crisis of 1936
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 905 , Segment 2
Episode: Mad King George
- Mar 9, 2021 8:00 pm
- 23:13 mins
Some Brits welcomed Edward VIII’s abdication from the throne to marry Wallis Simpson. This story involves an assassination plot, with some German and Italian meddling, and the curious silence of the British press throughout the whole ordeal. But above all, this is more than a story about love. Guest: Alexander Larman, journalist and author of "The Crown in Crisis: Countdown to the Abdication"