Registration is now open for the 36th International Churchill Conference, which will take place in Washington, D. C. at the Georgetown Marriott October 29–31. To register, please CLICK HERE.
This year’s conference will have the theme “Churchill: Masters of our Fate.” Full program details are still developing, but there are some exciting details that can already be shared.
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Tribute by DUNCAN SANDYS
On 29 December 2018 after a valiant fight, my brother Jonathan lost his battle with interstitial lung disease. Throughout the eleven months following his diagnosis he showed great courage, most particularly in his final days when he received a barrage of bad news. Read More >
By DAVID FREEMAN
“Criminal.” “Villain.” “War monger.” These were just some of the accusations leveled at Abraham Lincoln. Today they are thrown at Winston Churchill. Defending democracy during a crisis comes at a price. Read More >
Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Winston Churchill and home to the dukes of Marlborough, has two new art exhibits that feature works by Churchill in one room and works by nineteenth-century master J. M. W. Turner in another. Read More >
By Barry Singer
Lavish sums clearly stimulated Churchill’s appetites even at an early age. Account receipts survive for the provisioning of his Boer War expedition to South Africa in 1899. Along with his telescope, field glasses, saddles, and a bronzed needle compass, Churchill took with him the following inventory of alcohol: Read More >
By BRIAN KRAPF
The focus of this month’s article is an exciting pair of surviving souvenirs from a speech delivered by Churchill during the very early days of the Great War. Specifically, these include the event program and bearer’s pass to attend the September 11, 1914 “Monster Demonstration” for “London’s Call to Arms.” Read More >