Q&A with Paul Reid

Paul Reid talked about the book he co-authored, The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965. It is the third… read more

Paul Reid talked about the book he co-authored, The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965. It is the third and final volume of a biography by William Manchester spanning Winston Churchill’s entire life. He talked how he met William Manchester and was selected to complete the work. He described how he blended the hundreds of pages Manchester completed before his death in 2004 with his own research to produce the biography of the final twenty-five years of Churchill’s life. He described how he went about his research, including interviewing many of Churchill’s family members and acquaintances. In the book, Reid explains the relationship between Churchill and world leaders such as Franklin Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin, sharing stories of Churchill’s private life both in and out of government. Various video clips were shown. close

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Q&A with Paul Reid

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Dec 23, 2012
Last Aired:
Dec 24, 2012

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