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Winston Churchill gave his maiden broadcast to the United Kingdom as prime minister 80 years ago May 19. It was…

by | May 9, 2020

On May 10, 80 years ago, Winston Churchill became prime minister of Britain. Germany had already become the dominant power…

by | Apr 4, 2020

England in the 1640s was shaking apart along many fault lines. The royalists, known as the Cavaliers, fought with King…

by | Mar 21, 2020

Asked what would determine the course of his government, English prime minister Harold Macmillan (1957–63) answered, “Events, dear boy, events.”…

by | Mar 18, 2020

Amid the national conversation — a silly, fashionable term except it sounds like the yak-yaks it mostly is — I…

by | Mar 4, 2020

A Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist who lives at the edge of Appalachia ends his every email with…

by | Jan 25, 2020

How fares the average Brexiteer, with less than a week standing between Britain’s independence from the European Union? Euphoric? Or…

by | Aug 16, 2019

We are living under a presidential administration that has made a stunning turnaround from Obama’s foreign policy, which relegated Britain…

by | Nov 26, 2018

A British politician who lived by his pen, enjoyed a chequered reputation attracting supporters and detractors, warned of an existential…

by | Nov 14, 2018

Washington I have been reading a most perspicacious book by my friend Andrew Roberts. It is just out, Churchill: Walking…

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