The 36th International Churchill Conference will be held at the end of this month from the 29th through the 31st at the Marriott Georgetown in Washington, D.C. The full schedule is now set. Space is limited, but it is not too late to register for all activities. To register, please CLICK HERE. Read More >
Bulletin #136 – Oct 2019
The first meeting of Young Churchillians took place in London on Thursday, September 26. Altogether 225 people gathered at the Boisdale of Canary Wharf restaurant and jazz club for an evening sponsored by Pol Roger, Sir Winston Churchill’s favorite champagne. Former SAS commander Harry Holt spoke to the group of young professionals.
The successful event was organised by Young Churchillians UK Chairman George Repard.
Fulton, MO: Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright was welcomed into the Association of Churchill Fellows of Westminster College at a luncheon prior to the 59th John Findley Green Foundation Lecture. Distinguished guests included internationally acclaimed artist Edwina Sandys, a granddaughter of Sir Winston Churchill, who delivered his famous “Sinews of Peace” address—commonly known as the “iron curtain” speech—at the Green Foundation Lecture in 1946. Read More >
The 30th anniversary this month of the fall of the Berlin Wall is a moment to reflect on the origins of the Cold War, which paralyzed the world for nearly half a century following the Second World War. Perhaps the inevitable result of the way the hot war was fought to the finish, the east-west split was something that Churchill feared but also understood. Read More >
By BARRY SINGER
Winston Churchill was always drawn to fine clothes. As a young man he bought breeches, and his first military uniforms as a cadet, from E. Tautz & Sons of Oxford Street—tailors to Europe’s sporting military elite. When he first entered Parliament at the start of the Edwardian era in 1901, he added to his Tautz purchases frock coats, trousers, and vests (waistcoats). Read More >
By BRIAN KRAPF
This month’s column is a reminder that items were produced to commemorate Lord Randolph Churchill, Sir Winston’s father. This charger measures ten inches in diameter and was made to celebrate Lord Randolph’s appointment as Chancellor of the Exchequer in 1886. Read More >