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By MICHAEL MCMENAMIN
Churchill and the media is a larger story than author Toye tells, and the omissions are as disappointing as the assertions are disconcerting.
Tags: Andrew Roberts, Bourke Cockran, Erich Maria Remarque, Ludwig Renn, Piers Brendon, Reginald Barnes, Richard Langworth, Richard Toye, Winston S. Churchill,
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.”
Tags: Cary Grant, Chartwell, Chequers, Clementine Churchill, Daniel F. Harrington, Edmund Murray, Piers Brendon, tropical fish, Winston S. Churchill, “The Bishop’s Wife”,
By RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
This is just a representative fraction of Piers Brendon’s comprehensive book. He avoids repeating material in several previous accounts, and goes much deeper into the subject. Most of the anecdotes have not appeared previously and are thus quite valuable. Anyone interested in the personal side of the great man owes it to themselves to buy a copy.
Tags: Anthony Montague Browne, Chartwell, Diana Cooper, Jock Colville, Piers Brendon, R.A. Butler, Ramsay MacDonald, Stanley Baldwin, Winston S. Churchill,