Sir Winston Churchill MP
Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born in Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire on 30 November 1874, the son of Lord Randolph Churchill and his American wife, Jennie. He was educated at Harrow and Sandhurst, and embarked on a military career which took him to India and Africa. He also began to make a name for himself as […]
The National Sound Archive at the British Library holds various recordings of key Liberal figures.
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Speech: Winston Churchill at the National Liberal Club, 22 July 1943.
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