Month: November 2014

Richard Deane Taylor 1925-2014

Richard Deane Taylor 1925-2014

Born Mey­er Tuch­schnei­der in the low­er east side of Man­hat­tan in 1925, Richard Deane Tay­lor achieved immor­tal­i­ty among Churchillians when he paint­ed one of the most evoca­tive and accu­rate por­traits of Win­ston Churchill for Collier’s in 1951, to mark Churchill’s return to office fol­low­ing the British gen­er­al elec­tion.

Years lat­er, Richard’s great work was revived on the cov­er of the Churchill mag­a­zine Finest Hour. He then he gave me the priv­i­lege of using it on the first Eng­lish edi­tion of my book of quo­ta­tions, Churchill By Him­self. It also adorns The Churchill Com­pan­ion, a com­pendi­um of facts.…

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Mary Soames, Boston, 21 Nov. 2014

Mary Soames, Boston, 21 Nov. 2014

“A Cer­tain Splen­did Mem­o­ry…”  Din­ner of the New Eng­land Churchillians, Union Club, Boston, 21 Novem­ber 2014.

Yes­ter­day at West­min­ster Abbey, over a thou­sand of her friends and admir­ers joined in a memo­r­i­al to Lady Soames. A few weeks ago, in a spe­cial edi­tion of Finest Hour, fifty of them wrote about her. So it is time­ly to remem­ber her here in Boston, where she was with us so many times.

Tim­o­thy Robert Hardy led that issue because after all, a Shake­speare­an actor who dou­bled as her Papa is bound to know the right words, and he did.

He began with their meet­ing in 1981, with Chartwell a clut­tered film set as he played her father in the “Wilder­ness Years” TV series.…

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Churchill’s Leadership, Denver 20-21 Apr. 2015

Churchill’s Leadership, Denver 20-21 Apr. 2015

“Churchill’s True Great­ness: Lessons for Today”

Nation­al Lead­er­ship Sem­i­nar

Omni Inter­lock­en Resort, Den­ver, Col­orado, April 20-21, 2015

This year marks the sev­en­ty-fifth anniver­sary of Churchill becom­ing prime min­is­ter in 1940, and the fifti­eth anniver­sary of his death in 1965. This Hills­dale Col­lege Nation­al Lead­er­ship Sem­i­nar will exam­ine Churchill’s extra­or­di­nary states­man­ship and the lessons that may be drawn from his exam­ple today.

Mon­day, April 20th

5:30 p.m.: Recep­tion

7:00 p.m.: Din­ner

8:00 p.m.: “Why Amer­i­cans Should Remem­ber Churchill,” Charles Krautham­mer, colum­nist and author, Things That Mat­ter.

Tues­day, April 21st

9:30 a.m.: “The Art of Being Win­ston Churchill,” Bar­ry Singer, author, Churchill Style.…

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