EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
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Some introductory quotes. The decline in the knowledge of Winston Churchill by students. Some impressive facts about Sir Winston Churchill. The number of books still written each year about him. A quote from one of them. Some of his early accomplishments and history. Debunking some myths. A quote from his introduction to his speech to the Empire Club in 1929. Some history. The speaker's organization - its membership and scope worldwide - and some of their activities. Why we study Sir Winston Churchill. More on his early years. Some anecdotes from Harrow. Some famous quotes. Churchill as author. Churchill as wit. Some interesting tidbits. His penchant for alcohol and what he said about it. His iconic cigar and "V" sign. Churchill as painter of landscapes. His last recorded statement.