Winston Churchill Statue
Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the statue in Washington, D.C., of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. President… read more
Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the statue in Washington, D.C., of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. President Kennedy had designated him an Honorary American Citizen, and the statue has one foot in the grounds of the British Embassy and the other on American soil. Topics included the sculptor, William McVey, and the symbolism of the statue. Audio of Sir Winton Churchill addressing a joint session of Congress on December 26, 1941, was played over still photographs of him in the Senate Chambers.
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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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