Finest Hour 137

Ampersand – The Touchstone Edition of My Early Life

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Ampersand – The Touchstone Edition of My Early Life Read More >

Cohen Corner – The Untrodden Field in Politics

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Cohen Corner – The Untrodden Field in Politics

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…”

By Winston S. Churchill Read More >

By John McRae, 1895

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By John McRae, 1895 Read More >

Older Titles Recalled: HESP on a Grand Scale

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Older Titles Recalled: HESP on a Grand Scale

By James R. Lancaster Read More >

WW2 Derring Do

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WW2 Derring Do Read More >

Penetrating Analysis

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Penetrating Analysis

By Christopher H. Sterling

Professor Sterling teaches Media and Public Affairs at The George Washington University. Read More >

Toying with Myths

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Toying with Myths

By James R. Lancaster Read More >

The Perfect Churchill Primer

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The Perfect Churchill Primer

By David Freeman

Profesor Freeman teaches history at California State University Fullerton. Read More >

The Right Parent Survived

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The Right Parent Survived

By Barbara F. Langworth

Barbara Langworth has served as publisher (business manager) of Finest Hour since 1982. She wrote “Churchill and Polo” in FH 72, and has contributed to two departments, “Recipes from Number 10” and “Churchilltrivia” (now Churchill Quiz). Read More >

Books, Arts & Curiosities – A Fine Double Helping of Churchillian Judaica

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Books, Arts & Curiosities – A Fine Double Helping of Churchillian Judaica

By Ronald I. Cohen

Mr. Cohen’s three-volume Bibliography of the Writings of Sir Winston Churchill was published last year by Continuum. Read More >

History Detective: 13 May 1940 – Who was “My Hon. Friend Below the Gangway”?

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History Detective: 13 May 1940 – Who was “My Hon. Friend Below the Gangway”?

By Paul H. Courtenay Read More >

Riddles, Mysteries, Enigmas – Valet Frank Sawyers

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Riddles, Mysteries, Enigmas – Valet Frank Sawyers Read More >

Churchill Proceedings – The Summer of 1940

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Churchill Proceedings – The Summer of 1940

Proceedings of the 2007 Vancouver Conference, on “Churchill and the Pacific War,” continue next issue. Read More >

Churchill’s Turn in Canadian Politics

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Churchill’s Turn in Canadian Politics

By Chris Gainor

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. Read More >

“To Friends and Allies”: The Allied Reception, 2007

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“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. Read More >

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