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.
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 Frances Tiger than Britains 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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