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Churchilliana
By BRIAN KRAPF This beaker measures six inches tall and is made of Bakelite, an early form of plastic. It[...]
Churchill Style
By BARRY SINGER The flooring of Winston Churchill’s second-floor study at Chartwell deliberately resembled the timbers of a ship’s quarterdeck.[...]
Just the Ticket
As a young man, Earle H. Harbison, Jr., could only squeeze through the crowd to catch a glimpse of Winston[...]
All the General’s Men
By GREGORY B. SMITH The opening night reception of the 2019 International Churchill Conference took place on October 29 at[...]
NATO Commander Honored
Retired US Navy Admiral James Stavridis received the 2019 Churchill Leadership Award at the 36th International Churchill Conference on October[...]
Winston in Washington
The 36th International Churchill Conference took place at the end of October in Washington, D.C. Nearly 300 members of the[...]
Books, Arts, & Curiosities – Front Seats to History
Finest Hour 185, Third Quarter 2019 Page 44 Review by Katherine Carter Katherine Carter is Projects Curator and Collections Manager[...]
Churchill as Honorary Air Commodore
Finest Hour 185, Third Quarter 2019 Page 49 By Paul H. Courtenay Winston Churchill had a very early connection with[...]
Young Churchillians Meet!
The first meeting of Young Churchillians took place in London on Thursday, September 26. Altogether 225 people gathered at the[...]
Churchill Style
By BARRY SINGER Winston Churchill was always drawn to fine clothes. As a young man he bought breeches, and his[...]
Churchilliana
By BRIAN KRAPF This month’s column is a reminder that items were produced to commemorate Lord Randolph Churchill, Sir Winston’s[...]
Last Call for Washington
The 36th International Churchill Conference will be held at the end of this month from the 29th through the 31st[...]
Finest Hour Extra
The 30th anniversary this month of the fall of the Berlin Wall is a moment to reflect on the origins[...]
Breakthrough at Fulton
Fulton, MO: Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright was welcomed into the Association of Churchill Fellows of Westminster College at[...]
From The Editor – Finest Hour 185
Finest Hour 185, Third Quarter 2019 Page 04 By David Freeman, July 2019 This issue completes a triptych that we[...]
Churchill’s Greatest Triumph: Bomber Command
Finest Hour 185, Third Quarter 2019 Page 24 By Roddy Mackenzie Roddy MacKenzie is a retired Canadian lawyer and son[...]

Winston S Churchill

19 May 1927

'I have always been very much struck by the advantage enjoyed by people who lived at an earlier period of the world than one’s own. They had the first opportunity of saying the right thing. Over and over again it has happened to me to think of something which I thought was worth saying, only to find that it had been already exploited, and very often spoiled, before I had an opportunity of saying it.'