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Making a Breakthrough
Finest Hour 186, Fourth Quarter 2019 Page 14 By Edwina Sandys Edwina Sandys is an award-winning artist based in New[...]
Churchill and Truman
Finest Hour 186, Fourth Quarter 2019 Page 18 By Alan P. Dobson Alan P. Dobson teaches at Swansea University and[...]
Churchill in War and Peace
The Churchill Society of Tennessee will host its second annual Churchill Symposium on Saturday, April 4th at the Belle Meade[...]
Churchill Style
By BARRY SINGER Following their conference with Soviet leader Joseph Stalin at Yalta 75 years ago, Prime Minister Winston Churchill[...]
Churchill 2020
Registration is now open for the 2020 International Churchill Conference, which will take place 22–24 October at the London Marriott[...]
ICS Featured on CBS
CBS News in the United States recently met with best-selling author Erik Larson to discuss his new book The Splendid and[...]
By BRIAN KRAPF Last month we looked an artifact from Churchill’s 1946 “Iron Curtain” speech. Such events were eagerly anticipated,[...]
The Lion’s Roar
Review by CHRIS MATTHEWS Erik Larson, The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family and Defiance During the[...]
Churchill and the Nuclear Cold War
Finest Hour 186, Fourth Quarter 2019 Page 23 By Kevin Ruane Kevin Ruane is Professor of Modern History at Canterbury[...]
COHEN CORNER – Churchill’s Works in Eastern Bloc Editions
Finest Hour 186, Fourth Quarter 2019 Page 40 By Ronald I. Cohen Ronald I. Cohen MBE is author of A[...]
Remembrance at Bladon
Friday, January 24th marked the fifty-fifth anniversary of the death of Sir Winston Churchill. Following a state funeral in London[...]
Churchill Fellows Weekend
The Association of Churchill Fellows at America’s National Churchill Museum invites you to attend Churchill Fellows Weekend on March 14[...]
The Cold War’s Ground Zero: Westminster College and the John Findley Green Foundation Lectureship
Finest Hour 186, Fourth Quarter 2019 Page 08 By Timothy Riley Timothy Riley is the Sandra L. and Monroe E.[...]
Churchill and the “German Question”
Finest Hour 186, Fourth Quarter 2019 Page 28 By Klaus Larres Dr. Klaus W. Larres is the Richard M. Krasno[...]
Yalta: 75 Years On
By CATHERINE GRACE KATZ February 4–11 this month marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of the hotly debated Yalta Conference, the second[...]
Sir Winston’s Reading List
Sixty years ago, Sir Winston Churchill was preparing to make his fourth cruise aboard the Christina, the private yacht of[...]

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.'