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By DANIEL F. HARRINGTON
The “golden years” are not always golden, but Winston Churchill’s long life offers perspective and encouragement to those of “a certain age.”
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By RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
Thompson’s eighteen perilous years are really the key. His accounts tend to suggest that he saved Churchill’s life at every juncture. Undoubtedly, many potential threats did exist, and to his credit, he disregarded no possibility. We are left however with six particular episodes, only three of which involve known assassination plots.