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By RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
Churchill's racial epithets were extremely rare. Most of the few that do exist come from only one source—which leads one to question how reliable it is.
Tags: Alfred Duff Cooper, Anthony Eden, D.F. Malan, Desmond Moreton, Dwight Eisenhower, H.L. Mencken, Jacky Fisher, Jan Smuts, John Dill, Lady Randolph Churchill, Leopold Amery, Lord Moran, Lord Randolph Churchill, Maurice Hankey, Montagu Porch, Mussolini, My African Journey, Thomas Birley, Tirthankar Roy, William F. Buckley Jr., William Manchester, Winston S. Churchill,
By Carlos Benito Marìn
Why invent a quote? Perhaps in the hope that “the specter of Winston will pause to embrace the willful quoter and smoke a cigar with him.”
Tags: Bessie Braddock, Carlos Marin, F.E. Smith, George Bernard Shaw, gnomology, Mary SOames, Nancy Astor, Nigel Rees, Nobel Prize for Literature, Richard Langworth, W.C. Fields, Winston S. Churchill, Yale Book of Quotations,
By ANDREW ROBERTS and ZEWDITU GEBREYOHANES
A forensic examination and point-by-point of a Cambridge University panel on Churchill, race, the British Empire and the Second World War.
Tags: Abhijit Sarkar, Amritsar, Andrew Roberts, Archibald Wavell, Arthur Herman, as Amartya Sen, Bengal famine, British Empire, Christopher Columbus, Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College Cambridge, Clement Attlee, Ernest Bevin, Eugenics, Holocaust, Jallianwala Bagh, John Maynard Keynes, Lend Lease, Leo Crowley, Lord Linlithgow, Lord Mountbatten, Max Beaverbrook, Operation Barbarossa, Oxford Union, Reverse Lend-Lease, Richard M. Langworth, Sati, Thuggee, Tirthankar Roy, Zareer Masani, Zewditu Gebreyohanes,
By MARK MILKE
The Calgary Churchill statue will celebrate Sir Winston’s prescience in peace, resolution in war, and lifetime quest for liberty and human rights.
Tags: Alberta, Andrew Roberts, Boer War, Bradley Tolppanen, Calgary, Famous Five Suffragists, Hong Kong, Kristallnacht, Mark Milke, Mohandas Gandhi, Neville Chamberlain, Sir Winston S. Churchill Society of Calgary, Winston S. Churchill,
By ZAREER MASANI
Famine and Relief: Far from seeking to starve India, Churchill sought every possible way to alleviate the suffering without undermining the war effort.
Tags: Amartya Sen, Archibald Wavell, Bengal famine, India, Indian Congress, Leopold Amery, Madhusree Mukerjee, Mahasabha, Mohandas Gandhi, Muslim League, Pakistan, Quit India Movement, Ramaswamy Mudaliar, Stafford Cripps, Subhas Chandra Bose, Tirthankar Roy, Victor Hope Lord Linlithgow, Winston S. Churchill, Zareer Masani,
By ANDREW ROBERTS
Ahistorical attacks like that of the BBC and National Trust strip away a heroic past. When a nation loses its heroes, something in it dies.
Tags: Andrew Roberts, Battle of Omdurman, BBC, Bengal famine, British Broadcasting Corporation, British National Trust, Chartwell, Jawaharlal Nehru, John Reith, Mohandas Gandhi, Rudyard Kipling, Sudan, Winston S. Churchill,
By ANDREW ROBERTS
A recent film, Viceroy's House, narrates the story of the massacre in India following its independence and partition. While absolving the man most responsible—Louis Mountbatten—it charged Winston Churchill and his military secretary Hastings Ismay with the deaths of millions.
Tags: Edwina Mountbatten, Indian Partition, Lord Mountbatten, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Mohandas Gandhi, Viceroy's House, Winston S. Churchill,