Winston S. Churchill

October 4-7, 2015

Winston S. Churchill was the greatest statesman of the 20th century, and one of the greatest in all history. This year marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of his becoming prime minister at the outset of the Second World War, and the fiftieth anniversary of his death. This first CCA of the 2015-2016 academic year will consider Churchill’s thought and achievements, and the lessons that may be drawn from his example today.


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Sunday, October 4
4:00 pm          “Churchill’s Early Life”
                          Andrew Roberts
                          Author, A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Since 1900

8:00 pm           “Churchill and His Pastime of Painting”
                           Minnie Churchill
                           Chairman, Churchill Heritage
                           Co-author, Sir Winston Churchill: His Life and His Paintings


Monday, October 5

4:00 pm           Showing of “Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years” (1981, selections)

8:00 pm           “Churchill in My Life”
                           Robert Hardy


Tuesday, October 6

12:00 pm         “Churchill and the Written Word”
                           Richard Langworth
                           Founding Editor, Finest Hour
                           Senior Fellow, Hillsdale College Churchill Project

4:00 pm           “Churchill as War Leader”
                           John Maurer
                           Naval War College

8:00 pm           “Churchill in Peacetime”
                           Larry P. Arnn
                           President, Hillsdale College


Wednesday, October 7

4:00 pm           Faculty Roundtable


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