On November 20, 2014 at Westminster Abbey, William Shawcross (Chairman of the Charity Commission for England and Wales, and a British writer and commentator) delivered the following eulogy of Mary Soames. I sat next to Mary, when she was in her early 80s, at a charity dinner, which boasted a small fun fair. In those days one could still smoke at table and to my delight she lit up a cigar and allowed the ash to lengthen and lengthen and lengthen- a skill in which she had compe
Check out Brad Tolpannen's recently added blog; (A Winston Churchill Blog) @ the link below! In addition to a Churchill timelines, the site includes tons of photos and videos. http://winstonchurchillblog.wordpress.com
Brad Tolpannen is also the author of the new book Churchill in North America, 1929: A Three Month Tour of Canada and the United States. Click on the link below for more info the book! https://churchillinnorthamerica.wordpress.com About the Author " Bradley P. Tolppanen serves as a professor of library services and history librarian at Eastern Illinois University. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in history and political science from the University of Calgary; a master of
The Churchill Society of Edmonton's High School Speech and Debate Finals were held at the Historic McKay Avenue School on December 3, 2014, starting at 6pm. The Churchill High School Speech and Debate Qualifying and Semi Finals were on Saturday, November 15, 8:15 am to 4pm at the Humanities Centre (at the University of Alberta.) All were welcome and encouraged to volunteer as judges during the qualifying and semi final rounds.
Check out Thomas Maiers' WHEN LIONS ROAR: The Churchills and the Kennedys”, one of the first comprehensive histories on these families.
Maier's book has claimed Amazon Best Book of the Month (History) and just got this rave review in The Washington Post.
Have you ever wondered what Sir Winston Churchill''s "rules" would be? Well thanks to Alison Carlson, here they are, compiled in one minute and fifty four seconds. Enjoy! The Man Within" is a coffee-table book that presents Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, 50 years after his death, in rare photos & his own words. It has been selected by the Churchill Centre to commemorate Churchill on the 50th anniversary of his death.