WSC and Sculptor Oscar Nemon. Churchill and Hallmark Cards. Churchill Lecture: Bombing Policy. Atomic Bomb and the Special Relationship. Vancouver Churchill Conference. WSC and Canadian Politics. Battle of Britain Memorial. WSC’s article, “The Untrodden Field in Politics.” Cover: Nemon statue, Guildhall.
"To Friends and Allies": The Allied Reception, 2007
By Martin Cronin
Martin Cronin is United Kingdom Consul General in Vancouver. The British and American Consulates co-sponsored the Allied Reception, commencing the 2007 Churchill Conference, at the Residence of the United States Consul General.
Churchill Proceedings - Churchill and Bombing Policy
The fifth Churchill lecture: The George Washington University, Washington D.C. 18 October 2005
By Sir Martin Gilbert CBE
The expansion of Finest Hour allows papers which formerly had to wait up to three years for the next Churchill Proceedings to be published seriatim. This is a revised an extended edition of Sir Martin's 2005 Churchill Lecture. The documents and quotations cited are in the main and companion volumes of the official biography, Winston S. Churchill.
Mr. Gainor is a member of the board of the Churchill Society of Vancouver Island, and a Ph.D. student in history. The author would like to thank Jim Hume, a longtime writer for the Victoria Times Colonist, who discovered Churchill's 1907 speech in old newspaper files, setting the author on the trail of this story.
As spokesman for the reforming Liberal Government of 1906, Churchill made the case for the "Minimum Standard" and the Welfare State: "Science, physical and political alike, revolts at the disorganisation which glares at us in so many aspects of modern life It is false and base to say that these evils, and others like them, too many here to set forth, are inherent in the nature of things..."
The mission of The International Churchill Society is to foster leadership, statesmanship, vision, courage and boldness among democratic and freedom loving peoples worldwide, through the thoughts, words, works and deeds of Winston Spencer Churchill.