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Finest Hour 151, Summer 2011

Page 10

The Special Relationship - The Power of Words and Machines

In the 21st century Churchill's hope, as expressed at Harvard in 1943 and at M.I.T. in 1949, has the potential to be realized by technology he never knew, but knew would come.

By Allen Packwood

Mr. Packwood is Director of the Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge and Executive Director of The Churchill Centre United Kingdom. A longtime contributor to Finest Hour, he is chairman of the October 2011 International Churchill Conference in London.

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Finest Hour 151, Summer 2011

Page 14

Wit and Wisdom - Reflections on America
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Finest Hour 151, Summer 2011

Page 32

"The Beast of Bergholt"

Sir Martin Gilbert Remembers Randolph S. Churchill

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Finest Hour 151, Summer 2011

Page 29

11th International Churchill Conference, Banff, Alberta, 25 September 1994 - “The Truth is great, and shall prevail, When none cares whether it prevail or not”

Excerpted from Churchill Proceedings 1994-1995 (published 1998). For the complete text of this speech please see: http://bit.ly/mF8Aeo.

By William A. Rusher

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Finest Hour 151, Summer 2011

Page 30

Action This Day Summer 1886, 1911, 1936, 1961

By Michael McMenamin

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Finest Hour 151, Summer 2011

Page 5

Around and About

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Finest Hour 151, Summer 2011

Page 50

Books, Arts & Curiosities - Former Naval Persons and Places / Two Bulls in a Naval Shop

Historical Dreadnoughts: Arthur Marder, Stephen Roskill Writing and Fighting Naval History, by Barry Gough. Seaforth, hardbound, 320 pages, illus., $34.20 on Amazon.

By ChristopherM. Bell

Professor Bell teaches history at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Finest Hour 151, Summer 2011

Page 44

Churchill and Intelligence - Golden Eggs: The Secret War, 1940-1945 / Part III: Closing the Ring

Again and again, before and during the desert battles and landings in Europe, Enigma decrypts monitored by Churchill gave precious clues that saved Allied lives.

By Martin Gilbert

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Finest Hour 151, Summer 2011

Page 38

Churchill on Clemenceau: His Best Student? Part II

Churchill's entire career as a writer demonstrates that the past must be studied even though it does not neatly offer rules and models to follow. Clemenceau was such a model, and we have no better student of Frances Tiger than Britains Lion, Winston Churchill.

By Paul Alkon

Dr. Alkon is Leo S. Bing Professor Emeritus of English and American Literature at the University of Southern California. This is a condensed text of his original paper, which will appear in full in Finest Hour Online, and is also available by email from the editor.

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Finest Hour 151, Summer 2011

Page 55

Churchilliana - The Potted Special Relationship

What began in 1941 was quickly celebrated by British potteries—and thereby hang several tales.

By Douglas Hall

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