Month: November 2014
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.…
Boris Says the Strangest Things
Boris Johnson, whose book, The Churchill Factor, is feted widely, speaks his mind with a smile. Like Mr. Obama, he’s a chap I’d like to share a pint with at the local.
But fame and likability don’t a Churchill scholar make. And in that department, Boris Johnson needs some help.
His remarks are quoted from a November 14th speech at the Yale Club in New York City.Boris Fact-checks
1) Lend-Lease, Roosevelt’s World War II “loan” of $50 billion worth of war materiel to the Allies, “screwed” the British.
I queried Professor Warren Kimball of Rutgers University, editor of the Churchill-Roosevelt Correspondence and several books on World War II, who wrote: