60th Anniversary of Churchill's "Iron Curtain" Speech

Lady Mary Soames, daughter of Sir Winston Churchill, was interviewed on stage by Professor Jefferson at a student forum at Westminster… read more

Lady Mary Soames, daughter of Sir Winston Churchill, was interviewed on stage by Professor Jefferson at a student forum at Westminster College. The occasion was a rededication of the Winston Churchill Memorial Museum and Library during a celebration of the 60th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill’s “Iron Curtain” speech. On March 5, 1946, Sir Winston Churchill gave a Green Lecture Series speech at Westminster College, called the “Sinews of Peace,” that became known for several phrases, but most famously for the term “iron curtain.” Lady Soames spoke about her father’s legacy, lessons to be learned from this speech and his other writings, and answered questions from Westminster College students. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Sam Goodfellow Professor Westminster College->History
  • Robin Havers Executive Director Westminster College->Churchill (Winston) Memorial and Library
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60th Anniversary of Churchill's "Iron Curtain" Speech

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Program ID:
191565-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Fulton, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Mar 18, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 21, 2008

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  • Mar 18, 2006 | 9:38pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 19, 2006 | 12:18am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • May 29, 2006 | 1:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 04, 2006 | 7:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 21, 2008 | 11:57pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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