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How Churchill Polished and Improved His Writing by Constant Revision

How Churchill Polished and Improved His Writing by Constant Revision

Con­densed from “Con­stant Revi­sion,” an arti­cle under my pen name for the Hills­dale Col­lege Churchill Project. For the com­plete text click here.

Revision and redraft

We are asked: “As I recall Churchill labeled his man­u­scripts some­thing like “draft,” “almost final draft” and “final draft.” Do you recall what those cat­e­gories were?”

We can­not estab­lish that he rou­tine­ly used those labels. Instead he tend­ed to use “revise” or “revi­sion.” Fre­quent­ly his fin­ished draft was marked “final revise.” It often took a long time before, with a sigh of relief, his pri­vate office staff reached that point.…

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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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