Finest Hour 140

Ampersand: Thanks

AMPERSAND: FINEST HOUR 140, AUTUMN 2009

BY RICHARD M. LANGWORTH, EDITOR Read More >

Churchill Quiz

THE CHURCHILL QUIZ: FINEST HOUR 140, AUTUMN 2008

BY JAMES R. LANCASTER Read More >

The Last Memory, 1965

FINEST HOUR 140, AUTUMN 2008

BY EDMUND MURRAY IN 1992

Edmund Murray was Sir Winston’s bodyguard from 1950 until the end. His remembrances of their long friendship were recorded at the Ninth International Churchill Conference in Surrey, England on 13 June 1992, and may be read in full on our website. Read More >

Churchill and the Future

FINEST HOUR 140, AUTUMN 2008

BY LAURENCE S. GELLER, CHAIRMAN, BOARD OF TRUSTEES

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WHERE WE’RE GOING, HOW WE’LL GET THERE Read More >

Climacterics In The Life Of Finest Hour

FINEST HOUR 140, AUTUMN 2008

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TURNING POINTS IN THE LONG STORY OF A SMALL JOURNAL Read More >

Past Glories: Churchill Conferences of the Last Century

FINEST HOUR 140, AUTUMN 2008

BY RICHARD M. LANGWORTH

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HOW THE NAME OF SIR WINSTON BROUGHT OUT SO MANY OF THE GOOD AND THE GREAT Read More >

Action this Day

ACTION THIS DAY: FINEST HOUR 140, AUTUMN 2008

BY MICHAEL MCMENAMIN Read More >

Riddles, Mysteries, Enigmas

RIDDLES, MYSTERIES, ENIGMAS: FINEST HOUR 140, AUTUMN 2008

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TR’s Great White Fleet

Q: Why did Churchill oppose Australian Prime Minister Arthur Deakin’s invitation for Theodore Roosevelt’s “Great White Fleet” to visit Australia in 1907? Was this based on Churchill’s opinion of Roosevelt after having met him in Albany in 1901, or other reasons? —DR. GENE PRINTZ-KOPELSON, TCC AND THEODORE ROOSEVELT ASSOCIATION Read More >

The Hundred Best Finest Hour Articles in the Last Forty Years

FINEST HOUR 140, AUTUMN 2008

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AND WITH THE HELP OF OUR WEBSITE, MOST OF THEM ARE AT YOUR FINGERTIPS Read More >

The Fifty Best Books of the Last Forty Years

FINEST HOUR 140, AUTUMN 2008

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ALWAYS LED BY THE OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY (FIRST AMERICAN EDITIONS AT LEFT), HERE ARE FINEST HOUR’S TOP PICKS AMONG BOOKS ABOUT CHURCHILL PUBLISHED SINCE THE FOUNDING OF THE WINSTON CHURCHILL STUDY UNIT IN 1968. Read More >

Questioning Generals

WIT AND WISDOM: FINEST HOUR 140, AUTUMN 2008

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“I presume the details of this remarkable feat have been worked out by the staff…. Let me see them.” Read More >

Leading Churchill Myths

LEADING CHURCHILL MYTHS: FINEST HOUR 140, AUTUMN 2008

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“Churchill crushed striking Welsh coal miners by sending in troops” Randolph S. Churchill Excerpted by kind permission from Winston S. Churchill, vol. 2 Young Statesman 1901-1914 (London: Heinemann, 1967), 373-78. Read More >

Around and About

AROUND AND ABOUT: FINEST HOUR 140, AUTUMN 2008 Read More >

Datelines

Quotation of the Season

QUOTATION OF THE SEASON: FINEST HOUR 140, AUTUMN 2008 Read More >

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