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COLUMN: On a trip to rip-off London

Journal Gazette and Times-Courier - 09 Sep 2017
In 1995, I visited the house where Winston Churchill received his appointment in the British Admiralty in 1912. Winston did not own this large five story house with two floors below ground level all connected by an old iron cage elevator. All the ...
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They Shoot Oscar Prognosticators, Don't They?

Box Office Prophets - 05 Sep 2017
The celebration of film promised to draw together fans of film old and new alike, and features a blockbuster lineup that includes world premieres like Joe Wright's Winston Churchill drama Darkest Hour, as well as revivals of a Francis Ford Coppola film ...
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Veteran remembers guarding top Nazis at Spandau Prison

St. Louis Jewish Light - 24 Aug 2017
WHAT: Ed “Fitz'' Fitzgerald, a former guard of top Nazis at the Spandau Prison in Germany, will take part in an onstage interview by Holocaust Museum Curator Dan Reich. The event is sponsored by the St. Louis Holocaust Survivors and Descendants group.
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Lost and Founder

The Weekly Standard - 08 Sep 2017
The publication of a new translation of the Aeneid by poet David Ferry at the age of 93 is an outstanding achievement. Having also translated Virgil's other masterpieces, the Eclogues and Georgics, Ferry has spent two decades in the company of this ...
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Must-See Films of Fall 2017

Foreveryoungwny - 01 Sep 2017
The Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy star is nearly unrecognizable as Winston Churchill in this World War II drama. Downsizing: Matt Damon is a man who decides to shrink himself in a sci-fi satire from Nebraska and The Descendants director Alexander Payne.
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Winston Churchill: Surprising Facts on the British Bulldog

Biography - 06 Apr 2017
On April 9, 1963 President John F. Kennedy made history by bestowing former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill honorary American citizenship. Churchill was the first person to receive such a rare honor, but due to his failing health, was unable ...
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The 8000-Mile Journey Of Winston Churchill's POW Letter

Forbes - 18 May 2017
The ambitious Churchill sought out conflict to cover it as a writer, arriving in South Africa to witness firsthand the Boer War, a brutal colonial conflict between England and the descendants of the original Dutch settlers there, the Boers. Almost as ...
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Where Churchill loved and lost

The Hindu - 10 Jul 2017
It is well known that Sir Winston Churchill, the famous war- time Prime Minister who led Britain to victory against Nazi Germany during World War II, a non-academic historian who wrote The History of the English Speaking Peoples, a winner of Noble ...
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Robert E. Lee Was A Cousin Of Mine

HuffPost - 14 Aug 2017
It isn't a guaranteed relationship, I have had to do the hard work of proving that I am related to Johnny Cash, Chelsea Clinton, Winston Churchill, Margaret Meade and more. ...
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Film Review: Christopher Nolan's 'Dunkirk'

Variety - 17 Jul 2017
When Winston Churchill is finally heard, his words are being read aloud from the pages of a newspaper by an ordinary soldier, rather than delivered by the prime minister himself. And in that nuance is the great accomplishment of Nolan's feat: On one ...

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