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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Freedom
13
Aug
“This Is Freedom,” Unpublished Article by Winston Churchill on the Dangers of Socialism, 1950

In a previously unpublished article, Winston S. Churchill contrasts the tenets of Socialism with the values of free societies.

Posted in: Explore,
Captains of the House of Commons Polo team which defeated the House of Lords, 18 July 1925. L-R: G.R.G. Shaw, Euan Wallace, the Hon. Freddie Guest, WSC. (Reuters)
13
Aug
Churchill and Polo: The Hot Pursuit of His Favorite Team Sport, Part 2

“Politics are absolutely engrossing to you…and now you have painting for leisure and polo for excitement and danger.” —Clementine Churchill to WSC, 1921

Posted in: Explore,
Black Friday, 18 November 1910: A policeman attempts to seize the banner pole of a suffrage demonstrator. (Daily Mirror, Wikimedia Commons)
07
Aug
Churchill, Women’s Suffrage, and “Black Friday,” November 1910

In Parliament, Churchill generally supported on female suffrage. But he is misrepresented by invented quotations and unjust descriptions of his actual words.

Posted in: Truths and Heresies,