Churchill and Racism: Think a Little Deeper

March 13, 2017

Q: Another new movie, A United Kingdom,  tries to paint Churchill as the bad guy. It’s the story of Seretse Khama, a member of the Bechuanaland royal family and heir to the throne. After studying in England, he meets and marries a British woman, Ruth Williams. The South African government, which was adopting Apartheid, was troubled […]

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Trump, Russia, and Churchill’s Wisdom

March 8, 2017

Published 8 March 2017 on the Daily Caller, under the title “A Lesson on Russia for Trump.” Their title, not mine; I do not presume to offer anyone lessons! But the history is there, for all to learn from…. “I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an […]

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“Winston Churchill, Myth and Reality” Coming Soon

February 28, 2017

Winston Churchill, Myth and Reality: What He Actually Did and Said is published this spring by McFarland. Hillsdale College takes pre-publication orders at $15 off: To order go to Hillsdale College Bookstore. Click on WINSTON CHURCHILL MYTH AND REALITY, 2nd column from left, 4th button down. Your credit card will not be charged until the book is shipped in June […]

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New Churchill Documents, Vol. 19, “Fateful Questions”

February 18, 2017

The longest biography in history takes a long step to completion with publication of  The Churchill Documents, Vol. 19, Fateful Questions, September 1943-April 1944. (Order your copy here). Fastidiously compiled by the late Sir Martin Gilbert and edited by Dr. Larry Arnn, these 2700 pages serve up another fresh contribution of documents crucial to our understanding of Churchill […]

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Songs Churchill Would Love: “Willie McBride”

February 13, 2017

Sir Martin Gilbert’s moving book, The Somme: Heroism and Horror in the First World War, ends with verses from “Willie McBride,” by the Scottish-Australian songwriter Eric Bogle, which carry an evergreen message to all generations, and capture what Churchill thought of modern war—which he tried so hard, before both World Wars, to avoid. Sir Martin […]

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