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Bulletin #137 – Nov 2019

Winston in Washington 2019 Churchill Conference Draws 300

The 36th International Churchill Conference took place at the end of October in Washington, D.C. Nearly 300 members of the International Churchill Society gathered together with scholars and students along with members of the Churchill family to hear presentations on topics from Churchill’s Cold War strategy to the best depictions of him by actors on film. Read More >

NATO Commander Honored James Stavridis Receives 2019 Churchill Leadership Award

Retired US Navy Admiral James Stavridis received the 2019 Churchill Leadership Award at the 36th International Churchill Conference on October 30 in Washington, D.C. The former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe received the International Churchill Society’s highest award from Sir Winston Churchill’s granddaughter Celia Sandys. Read More >

All the General’s Men How Churchill Joined the Society of the Cincinnati

By GREGORY B. SMITH

The opening night reception of the 2019 International Churchill Conference took place on October 29 at Anderson House, the Headquarters of the Society of the Cincinnati. Society member Gregory B. Smith, who also leads the Northern California Chapter of the International Churchill Society, spoke about Winston Churchill’s induction into the oldest hereditary society in the United States. Read More >

Just the Ticket CIA Deputy Director Finally “Admitted” To See Churchill

As a young man, Earle H. Harbison, Jr., could only squeeze through the crowd to catch a glimpse of Winston Churchill waving from his motorcade during the former British prime minister’s famous visit to Westminster College on March 5, 1946. The Washington University student drove to Fulton, MO, from St. Louis, MO, that day to witness history being made. But he didn’t have a ticket to Churchill’s “Sinews of Peace” speech.

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Churchill Style The Art of Being Winston Churchill: Churchill’s Factory

By BARRY SINGER

The flooring of Winston Churchill’s second-floor study at Chartwell deliberately resembled the timbers of a ship’s quarterdeck. Here was the engine room of his literary output, the nerve center where he paced before a crude wooden stand-up desk made by a local carpenter, dictating until late at night. “Do come see my factory,” Churchill announced to visitors. Read More >

Churchilliana Churchill Collectables: Big Three Beaker

By BRIAN KRAPF

This beaker measures six inches tall and is made of Bakelite, an early form of plastic. It features a transfer pattern featuring the Big Three—Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, and Joseph Stalin—along with the bold slogan “United for Victory.” Read More >

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