Andrew Roberts, Churchill: Walking with Destiny. New York, Viking, 2018, 1152 pages, $40, Amazon $25.47, Kindle $17.99. Also published by the Hillsdale College Churchill Project. For Hillsdale reviews of Churchill works since 2014, click here. For a list of and notes on books about Churchill from 1905 currently through 1995, visit Hillsdale’s annotated bibliography.
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
In 1927, Winston Churchill wrote to his wife Clementine, “I am becoming a film fan.” He installed projection equipment for movies 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 final event by Hillsdale’s Center for Constructive Alternatives in the 2018-19 academic year. It explores two movies regarded as Churchill’s favorites and two biographical movies in historical context. My lecture addresses Henry V with Laurence Olivier. We will discuss Churchill’s understanding of Shakespeare, and application of the lessons of The Bard’s plays.…