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34th International Churchill Conference October 10-12, 2017

Location: The Essex House Hotel, New York, NY

The International Churchill Society is pleased to announce that the Thirty-fourth International Churchill Conference will be held in the historic Essex House Hotel in New York City on 10-12 October 2017.

Registration is now open. Early-bird tickets are available for a limited time. Follow this link to register today.

Download the full conference program here.

Conference Highlights

Tuesday, October 10

  • Greenwood Cemetery tour, location of the Jerome family crypt
  • Michael Korda, “Alone: Britain, Churchill and Dunkirk” speaking at Chartwell Booksellers
  • Opening Reception followed by Preview screening of the new Churchill film Darkest Hour (Blenheim ticket holders only) starring Gary Oldman

Wednesday, October 11

  • Opening remarks by ICS Executive Director Michael F. Bishop
  • David Owen, “Cabinet’s Finest Hour”
  • David Lough, “Churchill and the Art of the Deal”
  • Tim Riley, “The Fulton Report”
  • Lewis E. Lehrman, “Churchill, Roosevelt & Company”
  • Thomas E. Ricks, “Churchill & Orwell”
  • Churchill granddaughter Celia Sandys in conversation with one of her grandfather’s former secretaries, Lady (Jane) Williams
  • Reception & Black Tie Dinner with Lord Dobbs as keynote speaker

Thursday, October 12

  • Paul Bew and John Bew, “Churchill and Attlee”
  • Kevin Ruane, “Churchill the Nuclear Statesman” with an introduction by Churchill granddaughter Edwina Sandys
  • Andrew Roberts, “Churchill’s Sense of Living History”

Hotel reservations at the Essex House Hotel at special rates are available here.

Here is a list of nearby alternative four and five-star hotels:

  • 1 Hotel Central Park, +1 212-703-2001
  • Le Parker Meridien, +1 212-245-5000
  • Park Lane Hotel New York, +1 212-371-4000
  • The Blakely New York, +1 212-245-1800
  • The Quin, +1 212-245-7846
  • Viceroy New York, +1 212-830-8000
  • WestHouse Hotel New York, +1 212-707-4888

Follow this link for a Google Map of all hotels in the area.

For more information on the Thirty-fourth International Churchill Conference, please contact Michael F. Bishop, Executive Director, at [email protected] or +1 202-994-4744.

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