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The 7 best couples in history

BBC History Magazine (blog) - 12 Sep 2018
Meeting briefly at a ball in 1904, Winston Churchill was “transfixed and tongue-tied; Clementine [Hozier] unimpressed”, according to the official website of the wartime prime minister. The pair did not meet again for another ...
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Vertigo Theatre dials up mysteries in many forms

Calgary Herald - 14 Sep 2018
The Invisible — Agents of Ungentlemanly Warfare is a “spy noir thriller,” based on the true story of a Canadian millionaire who convinced Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt to recruit a group of spies to infiltrate Adolf Hitler's Nazi party ...
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“Tyranny Is Our Foe”

Harvard Magazine - 06 Sep 2018
Many others were also tired of the war but determined to fight on to victory. Amid this mixed mood—somber and also resolute—the prime minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill, discreetly boarded a special train in Washington's Union Station late ...
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Band of Brothers - 18 Sep 2018
8, 1920, Winston Churchill wrote, “We owe the Jews in the Christian revelation a system of ethics which, even if it were entirely separated from the supernatural, would be incomparably the most precious possession of mankind, worth in fact the fruits ...
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The business class doesn't understand the Enlightenment

Salon - 16 Sep 2018
For Steven Pinker, author of the best-selling “Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress,” it's the best of times—and I don't mean because his book is selling so well. Pinker asserts that right now we live in the best of ...
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Rich American brides 'sold off' to foreign lords were miserable

New York Post - 25 Aug 2018
The impatient couple may have forced the issue: only seven months after their wedding, their first child, Winston Churchill — the future prime minister — was born. In England, “the American woman is looked upon as a strange and abnormal creature ...
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Climate change is World War III, and we are leaderless

ABC News - 27 Aug 2018
But most importantly, in the free world, two countries — Britain and the US — had leaders in Winston Churchill and Franklin D Roosevelt who could explain the need for duty and sacrifice. Their like is yet to emerge today, and indeed ...
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Blighted by Empire: What the British Did to India

lareviewofbooks - 01 Sep 2018
The intergenerational trauma suffered by the colonized and their descendants is not likely to disappear any time soon; nor, it seems, will the West recover from its amnesia about the true nature of colonialism. Niall Ferguson, the most prominent ...

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