September 3, 2019

Retired US Navy Admiral James Stavridis will deliver the keynote speech at the 36th International Churchill Conference, which will take place October 29–31 at the Georgetown Marriott in Washington, D.C. To register, please CLICK HERE.

Admiral Stavridis graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1976 and went on to have a thirty-seven year career that culminated in his becoming the first navy officer to serve as NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe. After retiring as a four-star admiral, Stavridis served as Dean of the Fletcher School. Currently he is an Operating Executive with The Carlyle Group and Chair of the Board of Counselors at McLarty Associates


Tuesday, October 29

There will be two optional tours to choose from during the day. The first will be to George Washington’s Mt. Vernon estate. The other is to Marjorie Meriwether Post’s Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens. Both tours will include lunch.

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6:00–8:00 Opening Reception, Anderson House with welcoming remarks by Celia Sandys and Gregory Smith speaking on “Churchill and the Society of the Cincinnati”


Wednesday, Oct 30

9:00–9:25 Opening remarks by Laurence Geller and Lee Pollock

9:30–10:15 Klaus Larres, “Churchill and Germany, 1945–55”

10:30–11:15 Angela Stent, “Yalta Then and Now: Churchill, Stalin and the Division of Europe”

11:20–12:00 Jill Rose, “Nursing Churchill”

12:00–1:30 Lunch including presentations by Timothy Riley about “An Imaginative Concept: 50 Years in Fulton” and Edwina Sandys introducing “Breakthrough, Fulton, and the Berlin Wall”

1:30–2:15 Cita Stelzer, “Working with Winston”

2:30–3:15 Leonard Maltin, “Churchill and the Movies”

3:30–4:15 Andrew Roberts, “The State of Churchill’s Reputation Today”

4:15–5:15 Book signing by authors

6:30–7:30 Reception

7:45–9:15 Dinner with Keynote Speech by Admiral James Stavridis


Thursday, October 31

9:00–9:45 John von Heyking in conversation with James W. Muller discuss “Churchill on Politics as Friendship”

10:00–10:45 Lady Aurelia Young, “Finding Nemon”

11:00–11:45 Piers Brendon, “Churchill’s Menagerie”

11:45–12:45 Lunch

1:00–2:30 John Fleet screens his documentary “Churchill and the Movie Mogul”

2:30–2:45 Closing Remarks by Ceilia Sandys

5:30 — NCLC reception for Blenheim Package buyers

*Subject to change as necessary

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