From Churchill’s beloved country home (1922-65) he would occasionally issue “Chartwell Bulletins” to convey happenings and events. The Chartwell Bulletin began in 2001 as a single sheet to announce Churchill Centre events. In 2006, it was expanded to include all organizational, educational international, national and local news and the Annual Report in mid-year. This allows Finest Hour to devote itself strictly to Churchill topics. In mid-2010 the printed edition was replaced with a digital edition.
March 2010 Bulletin 23
June 2010 Bulletin 24
Churchill Statesmanship Award to Lady Thatcher; Leadership Award to Bill Marriott, Jr.; New Churchill Crossword Puzzle by Larry Kryske; Third High School Teacher Institute; Vancouver Speaker’s Bureau; Regional and National News.
Last print edition of Chartwell Bulletin; How Bad a Student was Churchill?; WSC, Taxes, 1940 and the Vote; Honorary Members 1968-2010; Local News; Critiques from members-and non-members; Churchill’s 1941 warning to Japan.
September 2009 Bulletin 21
December 2009 Bulletin 22
Annual Report for 2008-09: Auditor, Executive, Development, Education, Website and Publications Reports. Student Essay, “What I Admire about Churchill.” Local events. Long-Range Permanence: Keeping the Churchill Centre Dedicated to Churchill.
2009 San Francisco International Churchill Conference with George Shultz, Michael Beschloss and Justice Clarence Thomas; 2009 Awards; Editorial Board; Churchill Tribute Gifts; Churchill Museum events; Local, Regional and National news.
July 2009 Bulletin 20
April 2009 Bulletin 19
“Churchill for Today”: 2009 International Conference, San Francisco. “Churchill and Ireland”: 2008 Conference, Boston. Teacher/student seminars: Arizona State, Williams and Hillsdale Colleges. Churchill at National Council for History Education. Local and regional events.
Churchill Tours XVI (Morocco) and XVII (Mediterranean on the Onassis yacht Christina) with WSC’s granddaughter Celia Sandys. San Diego and Pittsburgh seminars. Preview, 2009 International Churchill Conference, San Francisco. Successful 2008 Heritage Fund appeal.
December 2008 Bulletin 18
September 2008 Bulletin 17
First Annual Churchill Polo Cup, Connecticut. Summer Institute for high school teachers, Cambridge and London, UK. 2008 Annual Appeal. Churchill wedding centenary celebration, London. “Churchill and France” Paris conference. Applying Churchill: a Personal Experience.
Annual Report for 2007-08. Churchill Tour XV: “Churchill’s Scotland.” New website. Student/teacher programs at Vanderbilt and Baylor Universities and the College of William and Mary. Sir Martin Gilbert Essay Contest. Advance Placement History in Michigan.
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Churchill was delighted when a little girl surprised him with flowers one day in Italy. Gratefully moving his cane aside, he gave her a kiss on the cheek. Missing his own family, and beset with troubles, he truly loved this moment. I guess we’ll never know the little chap behind the bouquet. … See MoreSee Less
The International Churchill Society (ICS), founded in 1968 shortly after Churchill's death, is the world’s preeminent member organisation dedicated to preserving the historic legacy of Sir Winston Churchill.
At a time when leadership is challenged at every turn, that legacy looms larger and remains more relevant than ever.