By LEWIS E. LEHRMAN
The most tremendous monuments or prodigies of engineering crumble under the hand of Time. But words spoken two or three thousand years ago remain with us now, not as mere relics of the past, but, leaping across the gulf of ages they light the world for us today. In this article, Lewis E. Lehrman explains how Churchill and Lincoln were both students of history and were both determined to act historically.
Churchill as a Constructive Alternative: Record Attendance at Hillsdale College Seminar, October 4th-7th
By THE CHURCHILL PROJECT
Defying the notion that Winston Churchill has little to say to us today, over 500 registrants and 200 students attended a Hillsdale College seminar on the celebrated statesman sponsored by Hillsdale’s Center for Constructive Alternatives and Churchill Project for the Study of Statesmanship. Numerous participants who have dedicated their lives to Winston Churchill offered erudite remarks at the event, including Minnie Churchill.
By THE CHURCHILL PROJECT
While Churchill and Hitler never met, they had a near encounter at a Munich hotel in the 1930's. During the evening Churchill dined with Ernst Hanfstaengl, Hitler’s foreign press secretary, to whom Churchill made the famous remark: "Tell your boss from me that anti-Semitism may be a good starter, but it is a bad sticker."
By T.S.R HARDY CBE FSA
"My panic was genuine. I felt I had no qualifications whatever to attempt a Titan. Thoughts of the friendliness in Churchill’s voice fled. Robert Hardy was to climb Everest in everyday clothes with an Ordnance Map."
Tags: Anthony Hopkins, Battle of Alamein, Chartwell, Ferdinand Fairfax, Grace Hamblin, John Spencer-Churchill, Martin Gilbert, Mary SOames, Neville Chamberlain, Richard Burton, Robert Hardy, Wilderness Years, Winston S. Churchill,
By BRADLEY TOLPPANEN
Of all those appointed to his cabinet in May 1940, Prime Minister Winston Churchill had known Leo Amery the longest—back to when they were schoolboys. Despite the longevity of their relationship, they were never very close. Rather, as Robert Rhodes James wrote, “there was always a deﬁnite restraint, a lack of warmth, a noticeable caution and reserve” between them. Nevertheless, Amery played a notable part in ensuring Churchill’s premiership.
Tags: Anschluss, Appeasement, Balfour Declaration, Bradley Tolppanen, David Lloyd George, Edward Heath, Harold Macmillan, Hitler, Indian Army, Julian Amery, Leopold Amery, Munich Agreement, Neville Chamberlain, Winston S. Churchill,
By LARRY P. ARNN
Read Larry P. Arnn's analysis of Churchill's fight against socialism on the domestic front in Great Britain, as excerpted from his book "Churchill's Trial".
Tags: Bolshevism, Communism, G.D.H. Cole, Joseph Stalin, Karl Marx, Larry P. Arnn, R.H.S. Crossman, Sidney Webb, Socialism, Sydney Olivier, Winston S. Churchill,