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  • emChurchillem
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    Churchill

    Historian Andrew Roberts recalled the life of Winston Churchill.

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  • emThe Battle of Arnhemem
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    The Battle of Arnhem

    Military historian Antony Beevor provided a history of the Battle of Arnhem, a failed Allied operation that resulted in the deaths of 17,000 soldiers in September 1944.

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  • emAdam Smithem
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    Adam Smith

    Jesse Norman, a Conservative member of the British Parliament, recounted the life of economist Adam Smith (1723-1790).

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  • emThe Square and the Towerem
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    The Square and the Tower

    Historian Niall Ferguson argued that networks of people have impacted history more than hierarchies.

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  • Robert Harris Discusses 1938 ChamberlainHitler Munich Summit
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    Munich

    Novelist Robert Harris explored the 1938 meeting between British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlin and Adolf Hitler that granted territory in Czechoslovakia and many of its resources to…

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  • Historians on Winston Churchill
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    Historians on Winston Churchill

    Father and son historians Paul Bew and John Bew gave separate talks on Winston Churchill’s relationship with Ireland and his influence on Clement Attlee, who served as British prime…

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  • Winston Churchill and Nuclear Weapons
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    Winston Churchill and Nuclear Weapons

    Historian Kevin Ruane talked about Winston Churchill and the development and use of nuclear weapons. Mr. Ruane is the author of Churchill and the Bomb in War and Cold War. This event was…

    682 views
  • Winston Churchill as a Historian
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    Winston Churchill as a Historian

    Andrew Roberts talked about former Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s career as a historian. Winston Churchill’s six volume book, The Second World War, earned him a Nobel Prize in…

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  • Churchill Conference Keynote Address
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    Churchill Conference Keynote Address

    Winston Churchill novelist and House of Cards creator Michael Dobbs presented the keynote address at the 34th International Churchill Conference in New York.

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  • Timothy Snyder Discusses emOn Tyrannyem
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    On Tyranny

    Professor Timothy Snyder talked about his book On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century, in which he reflects on how many democracies failed throughout Europe during the 20th…

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  • Pervez Musharraf Warns Against Escalation of Conflict in Syria
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    Pervez Musharraf Remarks on Counterterrorism and U.S. Foreign Policy

    Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf talked about Pakistan’s current state of affairs, combating terrorism, and future relations with the U.S., India, China and Russia.

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  • Richard Carwardine Discusses emLincolns Sense of Humorem
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    Lincoln's Sense of Humor

    Richard Carwardine talked about his book Lincoln’s Sense of Humor, in which he examines Abraham Lincoln’s sense of humor and his ability to invoke it throughout his life and presidential…

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  • George Washington University Hosts Discussion with General David Petraeus
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    General David Petraeus on National Security and Global Challenges

    Retired Army General David Petraeus talke about global challenges and strategic leadership. He discussed his recent meeting with President-elect Donald Trump in New York City. In addition,…

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