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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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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17
Sep
2020
History as Prologue: Winston Churchill and the Historian as Statesman

Churchill looked back on the past with reverence and with regularity—thankfully so, for we owe him the same debt we owe to our history: gratitude.

Posted in: Churchill and History, Explore,
Haking
10
Sep
2020
Remembering Richard Haking: The General who Saved Churchill’s Life

Unknowingly, General Haking assisted in one of the narrowest of Churchill’s many escapes from death. “Over me,” said WSC, “beat the invisible wings.”

Posted in: Churchill in WWI, Explore,
Churchill in the Cabinet Room, 10 Downing Street, a photograph taken by Cecil Beaton on the morning of 20 November 1940. (From “Winston S. Churchill,” vol. 6, Hillsdale College Press)
08
Sep
2020
Churchill and Shakespeare without Melodrama: a Response to Jonathan Rose

Jonathan Rose writes that the sea of Churchill’s tastes was dominated by melodrama, but he misses the whale among the fish—Churchill’s beloved Shakespeare.

Posted in: Explore, The Literary Churchill,

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