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Finest Hour 141


Finest Hour 141, Winter 2008-09

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A Life in Easily Readable Bits

Best Little Stories from the Life and Times of Winston Churchill, by C. Brian Kelly. Cumberland House, 420 pp. paperback, $16.95. Member price $13.60.

By Christopher H. Sterling

Dean Sterling teaches communications at The George Washington University.

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Finest Hour 141, Winter 2008-09

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Action This Day - Winter 1983-84, 1908-09, 1933-34

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Finest Hour 141, Winter 2008-09

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Ampersand - Churchill and Henry George

“Gentlemen, where are we going to get the money?”
—A frequent speech by Representative Robert H. Rich, U.S. Congress (Pennsylvania), 1929-42, 1945-51

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Finest Hour 141, Winter 2008-09

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Around and About

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Finest Hour 141, Winter 2008-09

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Book Collecting: The Cohen Corner - Colonial Library Issues of the Malakand Field Force

By Ronald I. Cohen

Mr. Cohen, of Manotick, Ontario, is the author of the seminal Bibliography of the Writings of Sir Winston Churchill (Continuum, 2006), the standard bibliography of Churchill’s work. All “A” numbers (“A1.2.f,” etc.) refer to the Cohen bibliography.

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Finest Hour 141, Winter 2008-09

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Book Reviews - WSC’s Heights of Sublimity: A Landmark in Churchill Studies

“What a drill sergeant of words he was; what an outrage to let someone like him loose to embarrass and humiliate the rest of us mere mortal users of the language!”

By Manfred Weidhorn

Dr. Weidhorn is Guterman Professor of English at Yeshiva University and the author of four books on Churchill, including the seminal Sword and Pen (1974).

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Finest Hour 141, Winter 2008-09

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Books, Arts & Curiosities - Churchill as a Literary Character

By Michael McMenamin

Mr. McMenamin is the co-author with Curt Zoller of Becoming Winston Churchill: The Untold Story of Young Winston and his American Mentor, a trade paperback of which will be published by Enigma Books in 2009.

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Finest Hour 141, Winter 2008-09

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Churchill and the Rhineland

By Richard M. Langworth

This article is dedicated to the memory of the late Sir Robert Rhodes James, with whom the author shared a spirited discussion of Churchill and the Rhineland from different perspectives. —RML

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Finest Hour 141, Winter 2008-09

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Churchill Proceedings - From Disaster to Deliverance: Churchill and the War in Southeast Asia, 1941-1945

By James Boutilier

Dr. Boutilier is Special Adviser (Policy), Canadian Maritime Forces Pacific Headquarters. He addressed our Vancouver Conference on 14 September 2007. This article has been reduced considerably from the original in view of previously published Pacific War papers (FH 138-40). The original is available by email from the editor. The views presented in this paper are those of the author only and do not represent the official policy of the Department of National Defence.

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Finest Hour 141, Winter 2008-09

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Churchill Proceedings - Sheriffs and Constables: Churchill’s and Roosevelt’s Postwar World

Churchill frequently dismissed proposals for postwar planning. His thought on such matters has to be constructed from snippets of speeches and conversations. Roosevelt, though renowned for masking his thoughts, spoke clearly and often about planning. Just how close he and Churchill came in their thinking about the postwar order is illustrated by a phrase from WSC’s 1946 Fulton speech: “courts and magistrates may be set up but they cannot function without sheriffs and constables.”1

By Warren F. Kimball

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