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“Churchill and the Movies”: Hillsdale Lecture Series, March 24-28th

“Churchill and the Movies”: Hillsdale Lecture Series, March 24-28th

The Movies

In 1927, Win­ston Churchill wrote to his wife Clemen­tine, “I am becom­ing a film fan.” He had pro­jec­tion equip­ment installed at Che­quers, the coun­try home of British prime min­is­ters, in 1943, and at his fam­i­ly home Chartwell in 1946. “Churchill and the Movies” is the fourth and final event of the Cen­ter for Con­struc­tive Alter­na­tives in the 2018-19 aca­d­e­m­ic year. We will view and dis­cuss two films wide­ly regard­ed as Churchill’s favorites, and two Churchill bio­graph­ic movies in their his­tor­i­cal con­text.

Hillsdale’s Cen­ter for Con­struc­tive Alter­na­tives (CCA) is the spon­sor of one of the largest col­lege lec­ture series in Amer­i­ca.…

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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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A New Edition of “Thoughts and Adventures”

A New Edition of “Thoughts and Adventures”

Thoughts and Adven­tures, by Win­ston S. Churchill, edit­ed with a new intro­duc­tion by James W. Muller. ISI Books, 380 pages, illus., soft­bound, $22.

If Churchill’s 1932 vol­ume of essays on pol­i­tics, car­toons, elec­tions, hob­bies and adven­tures dur­ing the Great War is real­ly an “undis­cov­ered clas­sic” (as the pub­lish­ers state on the back cov­er of this new edi­tion) it will be news to gen­er­a­tions of read­ers. Thoughts and Adven­tures (first pub­lished in Amer­i­ca at as Amid These Storms) has seen twelve or more edi­tions in Eng­lish; trans­la­tions into Dan­ish, French, Ger­man, Kore­an, Span­ish and Swedish; and even a com­bined edi­tion with Great Con­tem­po­raries.…

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