Tagged: Winston Churchill

Gov. Michael Parson to Kick Off Museum Reopening Events on Weekend of July 30

With the COVID-19 pandemic now on the decline, America’s National Churchill Museum (ANCM) will reopen to the public on Friday, July 30, 2021, after a 16-month closure. The day will kick off a weekend...

George Will Dissects ‘Iron Curtain’ Speech in 34th Enid and R. Crosby Kemper Lecture

When former British Prime Minister Sir Winston S. Churchill spoke before a packed gymnasium at Westminster College on March 5, 1946, he carefully linked two important words to convey a critical message to the...

75th Anniversary Event Raises $425,000 and Makes Hundreds of Worldwide Headlines

Westminster College was front and center before an international audience earlier this month as media from across the country and around the world covered the 75th anniversary of a speech that forever linked the...

Alumnus Creates In-Depth Documentary on Churchill Statue and Its Sculptor

Alumnus Steve Stinson, ’73 ΣΑΕ, of Roanoke, VA, is an artist and documentarian who created Franta & Winston, a new film on Czech-British sculptor Franta Belsky and his creation of the Winston Churchill statue — an...

Grandchildren of Churchill and Truman Talk Poker, Painting, and Politics

While much of the discussion during the 75th anniversary of Winston Churchill’s “Sinews of Peace” speech focused on his prose, the Cold War, and other details of historic significance, one of Churchill’s granddaughters and...

Alumna Pens Special Feature for Anniversary of Churchill’s Iconic Speech

Madison Ingram, ’20 ΚΑΘ, recently wrote the following essay for her job with KJFM Radio. Ingram, who interned last year for Westminster’s Department of Marketing and Strategic Communications, is pursuing a master’s degree in...

Virtual Commemoration of Historic ‘Iron Curtain’ Speech Planned for March 5-6

75th Anniversary of Winston Churchill’s Historic Address to be Commemorated March 5-6: Open and Free to the Public Online George Will, author and Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post columnist, will lead a distinguished line-up of historians, authors, and other notables on Friday, March...

Churchill in Adversity: 37th International Churchill Conference to Take Place Oct. 23-24

By Timothy Riley, Sandra L. and Monroe E. Trout Director and Chief Curator, America’s National Churchill Museum Winston Churchill was a proponent of conferences. Cario. Casablanca. Quebec. Yalta. Athens. Washington, D.C. In these famous...