“A Vulgar Yankee Impresario” – Churchill, Major Pond, and the Lecture Tour of 1900–1901

Finest Hour 174, Autumn 2016 Page 10 By Bradley Tolppanen Bradley Tolppanen is the author of Churchill in North America 1929 (2014). After disembarking at New York on 8 December 1900 after a six-day voyage from Liverpool, Winston Churchill was met by Major J. B. Pond, America’s leading lecture agent. He had come to North […]

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