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Last Call for Washington 2019 Churchill Conference Oct. 29–31

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.


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.

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


Wednesday, Oct 30

9:00–9:25 Opening remarks by David Freeman 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 John Maurer, “Churchill and the Outbreak of the Second World War”

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 followed by presentation of the 2019 Winston S. Churchill Leadership Award to Admiral Stavridis by Celia Sandys


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 and speaks about 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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