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Churchill’s World Crisis
Finest Hour 182, Fall 2018 Page 26 By Peter Clarke Peter Clarke is author of Mr. Churchill’s Profession (2012) and[...]
November 11, 1918: The Hour of Deliverance
Finest Hour 182, Fall 2018 Page 30 In his memoirs of the First World War published as The World Crisis,[...]
By BRIAN KRAPF The focus of this month’s article is an exciting pair of surviving souvenirs from a speech delivered[...]
Churchill Style
By Barry Singer Lavish sums clearly stimulated Churchill’s appetites even at an early age. Account receipts survive for the provisioning[...]
Churchill Family Art
Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Winston Churchill and home to the dukes of Marlborough, has two new art exhibits that feature[...]
Jonathan Sandys RIP
Tribute by DUNCAN SANDYS On 29 December 2018 after a valiant fight, my brother Jonathan lost his battle with interstitial[...]
Churchill a Criminal?
By DAVID FREEMAN “Criminal.” “Villain.” “War monger.” These were just some of the accusations leveled at Abraham Lincoln. Today they are[...]
Conference Registration Open!
Registration is now open for the 36th International Churchill Conference, which will take place in Washington, D. C. at the[...]
LETTERS – Finest Hour 181
Finest Hour 182, Fall 2018 Page 05 Email: info@winstonchurchill.org LEXINGTON, VA—Congratulations on the fantastic issue about “Churchill and the British[...]
Perfect Preparation: What Churchill Learned from the First World War
Finest Hour 182, Fall 2018 Page 08 By Andrew Roberts Andrew Roberts is author of Churchill: Walking with Destiny (reviewed[...]
High Hopes and Unbounded Confidence? The Aftermath of the Great Wars
Finest Hour 182, Fall 2018 Page 34 By Tim Riley Timothy Riley is Sandra L. and Monroe E. Trout Director[...]
The World Crisis Breeds New Publishing Relationships for Churchill
Finest Hour 182, Fall 2018 Page 36 By Ronald I. Cohen Ronald I. Cohen MBE is author of A Bibliography[...]
By Brian Krapf This woodblock printed artwork measures six inches square and was found in London many years ago. It[...]
Churchill Style
By Barry Singer Last month we looked at Churchill’s cigar buying habits before the First World War. These habits evolved[...]
Finest Hour Extra
Both men were famous for their wartime broadcasts on the BBC. But what if anything did the famous scholar, author,[...]
India on Churchill
This past month marked the fifty-fourth anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill on 24 January 1965. The following day, The[...]

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.'