Hillsdale & Statesmanship

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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.

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Why Churchill?

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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.

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Churchill & Hillsdale

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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.

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Support the Churchill Project

for the Study of Statesmanship

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Your generous support will build an endowment to fund national conferences, student scholarships, a faculty chair, and the completion and publication of The Official Biography of Winston Churchill.

Recent Articles

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11
Sep
Abstracts: Physicians Consider Churchill’s Cardiovascular History

“The medical world and Churchill’s entourage agreed that Sir Winston’s recovery after this fateful episode was spectacular. On 18 August, he presided over a cabinet meeting lasting for nearly three hours. Apparently, none of his close colleagues who knew what had happened could believe he had suffered any new medical problem.”

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Churchill chats with Thomas E. Dewey in New York, 13 March 1946, following WSC’s “Sinews of Peace” speech in Fulton, Missouri. (Albany Times-Union)
10
Sep
Joys of The Churchill Documents: Dewey and Hoover, 1950

Issues of peace and war: Dewey protested Herbert Hoover’s “peripheral” defense strategy in 1950, only to fall back on it, to Churchill’s displeasure, two years later.

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WSC with a thoroughbred colt, photographed for Life magazine, 1950s.
24
Aug
“Churchill at the Gallop: Winston’s Life in the Saddle,” by Brough Scott

Brough Scott, who is highly qualified, explores Churchill’s long and sometimes significant equestrian life, complete with penetrating observations.

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