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January 27, 2015

Sir Winston Churchill: Our Saviour, My Boss

As the 50th anniversary of the death of Britain’s wartime leader approaches, Lord Carington - the last surviving member of Winston Churchill's government - tells Victoria Lambert of the man, his moods and a life unparalleled in history.

 

 

The call came when Peter Carington was standing in a field in Buckinghamshire shooting partridges. ''It was late October 1951, the day after the general election,’’ he recalls with clarity. ''A man on a bicyc...