Tag: Larry P. Arnn

“Winston S. Churchill”: The Triumphant Story of the Official Biography

“Winston S. Churchill”: The Triumphant Story of the Official Biography

This his­to­ry of the Offi­cial Biog­ra­phy was first pub­lished in Finest Hour 190, Fourth Quar­ter 2020

“We go back a long way,” Hills­dale Col­lege Pres­i­dent Lar­ry Arnn recent­ly remind­ed me. “I knew Dal New­field.” He real­ized that would invoke a fond mem­o­ry. A few still remem­ber the man respon­si­ble for where some of us are today.

Dal­ton New­field was a Sacra­men­to army vet­er­an who had admired Win­ston Churchill since he saw him live dur­ing World War II. In 1970, I shrank away from Finest Hour after the first eleven issues. I was clear­ing the decks for an auto­mo­tive writ­ing career in New York City.…

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Life Amid Chaos: “The Hope Still Lives…The Dream Shall Never Die”

Life Amid Chaos: “The Hope Still Lives…The Dream Shall Never Die”

My broth­er Andrew Roberts inspired this post, when he asked for Churchill quo­ta­tions about child­birth. Yes, even now, friends have brought a new life into the world. Three months ago, my son and daugh­ter-in-law did like­wise.

Life Goes On

On 30 May 1909, Clemen­tine Churchill was preg­nant with their first child, Diana. Win­ston, ask­ing her to prac­tice social dis­tanc­ing, wrote these beau­ti­ful words: “We are in the grip of cir­cum­stances, and out of pain joy will spring, and from pass­ing weak­ness new strength will arise.”

Four and one-half decades lat­er, his daugh­ter Mary was a fort­night over­due for the birth of Char­lotte, her fourth child.…

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Hillsdale UK Cruise & Churchill Tours, May 31-June16

Hillsdale UK Cruise & Churchill Tours, May 31-June16

Last Call: almost sold out Few­er than 60 cab­ins remain on the Churchill cruise of a life­time. Many of our old Churchillian friends are com­ing, and this tru­ly will be an event you will nev­er for­get.  CLICK HERE for com­plete descrip­tions of the voy­age (June 1-31) plus option­al pre- and post-cruise Churchill events (May 31-June 1, June 13-16). I can­not answer ques­tions about book­ings, cab­ins and avail­abil­i­ty. Please con­tact Glob­al Tracks, who I know from expe­ri­ence are very pro­fes­sion­al: (877) 242-6397, email hillsdalecollegecruise.com. A cruise to remember

The Hills­dale Col­lege Cruise in June 2019 is a spec­tac­u­lar jour­ney around Britain.…

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