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Hillsdale & Statesmanship
The study of statesmanship is central to the teaching mission of Hillsdale College, and the classics teach that the art can be best understood by studying those who have a reputation for it.
Churchill’s career presents an unsurpassed opportunity for the study of statesmanship, for he faced the great crises of the twentieth century and left behind one of the richest records of human undertaking.
Churchill & Hillsdale
Hillsdale College will promote a proper account of this record by combining the College’s educational expertise with its work both as publisher of Churchill’s Official Biography and as the repository of the Martin Gilbert papers.
The sequel to Nigel Hamilton’s “The Mantle of Command”, this book continues to explain, as he sees it, Franklin D. Roosevelt’s political and strategic thought and action in the Second World War. As one reviewer put it, Hamilton seeks to compose the memoirs FDR himself was never able to write.
Question: Malcolm MacDonald (son of Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald) records in his book, “Titans and Others,” a Churchill confrontation with then-Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin in the House of Commons. “History will say the Rt. Hon. Gentleman is wrong in this matter,” Churchill says. “I know it will, for I shall write that history.” What was the date? Didn’t he say this frequently?
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