The Big Apple became home to the newest chapter of the International Churchill Society (ICS) last year and held its first official meeting in New York City on December 8th, when it hosted best-selling author and ICS director Andrew Roberts for a dinner and speech. On the Pacific coast, the Churchill Society of Oregon held its annual dinner on Sir Winston’s birthday, November 30th, with a speech by James Huffman, Professor and former Dean of the Lewis & Clark School of Law.
NEW YORK: With fifty people in attendance, Roberts spoke on the importance of putting facts first in any conversation around Churchill’s legacy. He implored the group to continue to support the ICS and its efforts in defending Churchill’s legacy in the face of ahistorical attacks.
“Mr. Roberts’s use of the abundant written record of Churchill’s life compellingly parsed fact from fiction,” said Geoffrey Raicht, president of the new chapter. “We were grateful for the support of Chartwell Booksellers and the ICS which made the evening a tremendous success. We look forward to hosting future excellent events to our Tri-State area members.”
PORTLAND: The Churchill Society of Oregon enjoyed a large turnout (see above) in Portland on the 147th birthday of Winston Churchill. The speech by Prof. Huffman considered how Churchill’s American heritage influenced his understanding of constitutional propriety. To read the complete text, please CLICK HERE.
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