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By RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
Josh Ireland begins with potted inaccuracies, but the quickly picks up with a deft, thoughtful account of a short, bittersweet saga.
Tags: Averell Harriman, Brendan Bracken, Celia Lee, Horace Wilson, John Lee, John Profumo, Josh Ireland, Lord Norwich, Lord Randolph Churchill, Natalie Bevan, Official Biography, Pamela Harriman, Randolph S. Churchill, Richard M. Langworth, Shane Leslie,
By CITA STELZER
The story of the Churchill, Harriman and Roosevelt daughters at the Yalta Conference was unnoticed until this account by Catherine Katz.
Tags: Anna Roosevelt Boettiger, Averell Harriman, Catherine Grace Katz, Cita Stelzer, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Hopkins, James Byrnes, Josef Stalin, Kathleen Harriman, Winston S. Churchill,
By RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
Pamela Harriman, said Jacques Chirac, was “elegance itself...a peerless diplomat.” That old Francophile, her father-in-law, would have smiled.
Tags: Averell Harriman, Caspar Weinberger, David Margesson, Everard Digby, Gunpowder Plot, Jacques Chirac, Jesse Helms. Paul H. Robinson Jr., John Churchill, Legion d’Honneur, Leland Hayward, Minterne Magna, Norman Ornstein, Pamela Harriman, Richard Holbrooke, Richard M. Langworth, Thomas Maier, Winston Churchill (grandson), Winston S. Churchill,
By ANDREW ROBERTS
The Splendid and the Vile is the story of the London Blitz, from the moment that Winston Churchill became prime minister on 10 May 1940, until the Luftwaffe raid that destroyed the parts of the House of Commons exactly one year later, coincidentally on the same night that Rudolf Hess flew to Scotland.
Tags: Alex Hardinge, Andrew Roberts, Averell Harriman, Dunkirk, Erik Larson, Hermann Göring, Joseph Goebbels, King George VI, London Blitz, Mary SOames, Pamela Churchill, Randolph Churchill, Rudolf Hess, Stalingrad, Winston S. Churchill,
By WARREN F. KIMBALL
Whatever arguments we might make about Ireland in the Second World War, they will help us better to understand the dynamics of today’s relationships between the great powers.
Tags: Averell Harriman, David Gray, Destroyers-for-Bases, Éamon de Valera, Frank Knox, Franklin Roosevelt, John Ramsden, Treaty Ports, Warren F. Kimball, Winston S. Churchill,