“In history lie all the secrets”: Winston Churchill, 1951-55

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Of all the postwar Prime Ministers, Winston Churchill was the most natural contemporary historian. For him past, present and future were in constant and living symbiosis one with another. He lived, acted, thought and dreamt historically, As Paul Addison put it: 'To Churchill the past was alive and Whig history was true.'

This is a lecture on the post-war premiership of Winston Churchill by Peter Hennessy, in his role as Gresham Professor of Rhetoric.

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This event was on Tue, 22 Oct 1996

Lord Hennessey

Professor Lord Hennessy

Professor of Rhetoric

Peter Hennessy is Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at Queen Mary, University of London, and was recently elected a Fellow of the British Academy...

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