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By LARRY P. ARNN
In the best biography since 1991, Roberts's witty, fluent, flowing prose captures the adventure, energy, and incessant movement that Churchill produced.
Tags: Andrew Roberts, Brendan Bracken, Clement Attlee, Horace Wilson, Ivan Maisky, King George VI, Larry P. Arnn, Lord Halifax, Neville Chamberlain, Randolph S. Churchill, Roger Keyes, Winston S. Churchill,
By ANDREW ROBERTS
Sharing Churchill’s appreciation of the wisdom of Edmund Burke, Andrew Roberts compares the two great figures, and wonders what they’d make of Brexit.
Tags: "history of the english-speaking peoples", "reflections on the revolution in france", Andrew Roberts, brexit, David Lloyd George, edmund burke, george washington, irish republic, northern ireland, Stanley Baldwin, the new criterion, william pitt the elder, Winston S. Churchill, woodrow wilson,
By JAMES W. MULLER
Dr. James Muller analyzes the early life of Winston Churchilll through the film "Young Winston" and Churchill's autobiography
Tags: Anne Bancroft, Harrow, John Farmer, Leo Amery, Lord Randolph Churchill, My Early Life, Richard Attenborough, Robert Shaw, Simon Ward, Winston Churchill, Young Winston,
By JOHN FLEET
"In a cinematic sense Churchill and Korda imparted an idea of Britain, and by extension the Western world. In gratitude, I hope their legacy will endure."
Tags: Alexander Korda, Alfred Duff Cooper, Battle of Trafalgar, Béla Kun, Charlie Chaplin, Eleftherios Venizelos, First Duke of Marlborough, Gone with the Wind, Horatio Nelson, John Churchill, John Fleet, Joseph P. Kennedy, King George V, King Henry VIII, King Philip II, Louis XIV, Miklós Horthy, Queen Elizabeth I, Thomas Cromwell, Vivien Leigh, Winston Churchill,
By FRED GLUECKSTEIN
Churchill was a devotee of Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) the English poet, short-story writer and novelist, who in 1907 won the Nobel Prize in Literature. Kipling’s majestic novels of the old Empire struck a romantic chord in the young Winston. Later they studded his books and speeches.
By ANDREW ROBERTS
The allegations that Winston Churchill was unfaithful while on holiday in the South of France in the mid-1930s have been knocking around for eighty years, with nothing substantial to back them up, and, having been researching a biography of Churchill for the past four years, I do not believe it.
Tags: Allen Packwood, Blanche Dugdale, Chateau l’Horizon, Churchill Archives Centre, Clementine Churchill, Correlli Barnett, Doris Lady Castlerosse, Gwendoline Churchill, Hazel Lavery, Kitty Somerset, Maxine Elliott, Randolph S. Churchill, Sir John Colville, Therese Sickert, Valentine Castlerosse. Cara Delevigne, Winston S. Churchill,
By RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
Anti-statist, anti-collectivist and anti-establishment, Belloc deplored the servitude of the industrial wage-earner and longed to reconcile his two great loves, “the soil of England and the Catholic faith.” His book championed “distributism,“ a combination of broad land distribution, corporate organization of society, workers’ control of the means of production, decentralization of power, and Jeffersonian democracy comprising a property-owning electorate. Like Churchill, Belloc had traveled in America; it is odd that he never seemed to suggest that the United States, with its class mobility and broad property ownership, came remarkably close to his vision.