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By CHRISTOPHER C. HARMON
Hopkins to Churchill, 1942: “‘Where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God’…Even to the end.”
Tags: Alan Brooke, Alfred Wedemeyer, Archibald MacLeish, Brendan Bracken, Christopher C. Harmon, Cordell Hull, Edwin “Pa” Watson, Eleanor Roosevelt, Ernest King, Franklin Roosevelt, George Marshall, Harry Hopkins, Henry Stimson, James Byrnes, John Winant, Joseph Kennedy, New Deal, Pamela Harriman, Robert Sherwood, Wedemeyer, William Leahy, Winston S. Churchill, Yalta Conference,
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 THE CHURCHILL PROJECT
I have often wondered however what would have happened if two hundred thousand German storm troops had actually established themselves ashore. The massacre would have been on both sides grim and great. There would have been neither mercy nor quarter. They would have used Terror, and we were prepared to go all lengths. I intended to use the slogan “You can always take one with you.” - Winston Churchill
Tags: Galeazzo Ciano, Home Guard, Joachim von Ribbentrop, London Blitz, Pamela Harriman, Their Finest Hour, Winston S. Churchill,
By RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
He combined two qualities: generous loyalty to those he loved, and an acid tongue and pen for those he didn’t. Most of the latter, I tend to think, richly deserved what they got. Randolph Churchill’s public persona was based on the latter quality. In the mid-1950s, surgery revealed that a tumor on his lung was benign. His friend Evelyn Waugh burst into the bar at White’s Club: “They’ve cut out the only part of Randolph that isn’t malignant!”
Tags: Anita Leslie, Brendan Bracken, Cecil Rhodes, Donald MacLachlan, Evelyn Waugh, F.E. Smith Lord Birkenhead, Fitzroy Maclean, John Profumo, Martin Gilbert, Odette Pol-Roger, Pamela Harriman, Pocahontas, Randolph S. Churchill, Richard M. Langworth, Winston S. Churchill,