January 30, 2011
Winston Churchill died at his London home, 28 Hyde Park Gate, on 24 January 1965, a Sunday morning, shortly after eight o’clock, at the age of 90; exactly seventy years to the day of his father’s death. His State Funeral on January 30 was one of the grandest and most poignant in English history.
December 22, 2010
Happy Holidays! Winston Churchill spent the 1941 holiday season in North America, leaving behind a torrent of unforgettable words and one indelible image. We share with you, in the spirit of the season, a look back.
November 30, 2010
November 22, 2010
What better way to celebrate Winston Churchill's 136th Birthday on November 30 than with a lavish birthday dinner at The Union League Club here in New York City?
Please consider this your invitation.
November 8, 2010
MICHAEL KORDA CELEBRATES HIS NEW BIOGRAPHY OF Lawrence of Arabia with an evening at Chartwell Booksellers
October 27, 2010
For Churchill devotees it is somewhat hard to imagine a time when there was no Official Biography of Winston Churchill. Today we mark the moment when Randolph Churchill and Sir Martin Gilbert's masterwork emerged.
October 11, 2010
In the annals of British small change, only one coin was ever minted with the head of a subject on one side and the head of the reigning monarch on the other. Guess who the subject was?
October 4, 2010
JOHN STRANGE SPENCER CHURCHILL (always known as Jack) was Winston Churchill's younger brother by just over five years, the only other child of Lord and Lady Randolph Churchill. This week, his biographers arrive in New York for a series of private literary luncheons and one free public lecture.
September 27, 2010
On this date (27 September) in 1900, the first and most famous caricature of young Winston Churchill appeared in Vanity Fair magazine, just after Churchill’s return to England following his headline-making escape from the Boers, and just before Churchill’s first General Election as the Conservative candidate for Oldham.
September 20, 2010
On this day (20 September) in 1933, THE GREAT WAR - a serialization of Winston Churchill's epic, five volume history of the First World War - went on sale to the British public. But, to Churchill's horror, England's leaders already were unlearning the painful lessons of "The Great War."