Year: 2021

“The State of Churchill Scholarship Today”: San Francisco Presidio, 15Jan22

“The State of Churchill Scholarship Today”: San Francisco Presidio, 15Jan22

At long last we have a meet­ing. Please save the date: Jan­u­ary 15th, 2022 11am to 2:30pm at the Pre­sidio Golf Club in San Francisco.

From Gre­go­ry B. Smith, Chairman
Churchillians by the Bay. Tele­phone: 707 (974) 9324. Email: churchilliansbythebay@gmail.com

Our speak­er will be Richard Lang­worth, Senior Fel­low, Hills­dale Col­lege Churchill Project, Writer and His­to­ri­an who will speak on the “State of Churchill Schol­ar­ship Today.”

Please note that to attend you need to do three things:

1. Send me a check made out to Churchillians by the Bay for $50. Email or phone for address 2.…

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Rapscallions? What Churchill Actually Said and Thought about the Irish

Rapscallions? What Churchill Actually Said and Thought about the Irish

“Rap­scal­lions”: Excerpt­ed  from an arti­cle for the Hills­dale Col­lege Churchill Project. For the orig­i­nal text includ­ing end­notes, please click here. Sub­scrip­tions to this site are free. You will receive reg­u­lar notices of new posts as pub­lished. Just fill out SUBSCRIBE AND FOLLOW (at right). Your email address will remain a rid­dle wrapped in a mys­tery inside an enigma.

On cancelling Winston

Mary Ellen Syn­on is a feisty Irish jour­nal­ist who doesn’t mind tak­ing a contrarian’s posi­tion on pop­u­lar ortho­dox­ies. Writ­ing to oppose the lat­est uproar over Win­ston Churchill, she first explains that she’s enti­tled to be offend­ed by him: “If you think Churchill was heavy on Indi­ans, Mus­lims and Africans, brace your­self for what he said about the Irish.”…

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Packard Tales and Memories of Bud Juneau

Packard Tales and Memories of Bud Juneau

Clarence B. “Bud” Juneau, the Packard Club’s long­time Vice Pres­i­dent for pub­li­ca­tions, passed away March 25th, leav­ing his many friends bereft. This was my con­tri­bu­tion to a spe­cial edi­tion of The Packard Cor­morant, Fourth Quar­ter 2021, pub­lished in his hon­or. —RML

Memories of Bud

Bud Juneau gave me my first real job. I don’t mean “work,” the things we do for some enti­ty which pays us. I mean what we do indi­vid­u­al­ly, hop­ing for pay and sole­ly respon­si­ble for suc­cess or fail­ure. For me, this began with Bud.

In 1975 I resigned as senior edi­tor at Auto­mo­bile Quar­ter­ly and set out to be an inde­pen­dent motor­ing writer.…

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