Book Discussion on Churchill's First War

Con Coughlin, defense editor of the Daily Telegraph, talked about his book, Churchill’s First War: Young Winston at War with the… read more

Con Coughlin, defense editor of the Daily Telegraph, talked about his book, Churchill’s First War: Young Winston at War with the Afghans, in which he recounts Winston Churchill’s first military tour in Afghanistan in 1897. In his book, the author reports that Churchill, a cavalry lieutenant at the time, authored a book of his recollections in Afghanistan, The Story of the Malakand Field Force, that was published in 1898 and awarded the future British Prime Minister public recognition. Con Coughlin spoke at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. close

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

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Book Discussion on Churchill's First War

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 15, 2014
Last Aired:
Mar 29, 2014

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  • Feb 15, 2014 | 11:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 16, 2014 | 8:49am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 22, 2014 | 1:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • Mar 29, 2014 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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