January 1, 1970

Three days after this famous ‘Iron Curtain’ speech at Fulton, Missouri, Churchill travelled to Richmond, Virginia. He gave an address to the joint houses of the Virginia General Assembly in the morning. Then, along with their wives, he and Eisenhower travelled by train to Williamsburg for a tour, a reception at the Raleigh Tavern and an elaborate dinner at the Williamsburg Inn, hosted by Mr and Mrs John D. Rockefeller, III. For Richmond photographer Frank A. Dementi, this was a momentous day. He was the only photographer invited into the Raleigh Tavern in Williamsburg and his photos record the relaxed reunion between the two men.

For a vivid record of that day, with Frank Dementi’s photographs as the focal point (and including newspaper accounts and personal recollection), see Churchill and Eisenhower .

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