Winston Churchill http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Bust Of British Leader With Mo. Ties Dedicated At U.S. Capitol http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/bust-british-leader-mo-ties-dedicated-us-capitol <p>British leader Sir Winston Churchill gets his share of attention in Missouri. The national museum dedicated to the prime minister who led Great Britain through World War II is located in Fulton. But this week, Churchill was the focus of bipartisan national and international attention, as Congress dedicated a bust of the leader during a ceremony in Statuary Hall.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 21:44:02 +0000 Camille Phillips 31069 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Bust Of British Leader With Mo. Ties Dedicated At U.S. Capitol National Churchill Museum Introduces British Leader To New Generation http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/national-churchill-museum-introduces-british-leader-new-generation <p>Winston Churchill is famous for making political speeches, warning of political peril ahead. He warned Great Britain and the world of the dangerous rumblings coming out of Germany during the 1930s as well as when Communist Russia began to expand its reach after World War II.&nbsp; At that time, Churchill warned the world of the "iron curtain" descending across Central and Eastern Europe.</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 21:42:37 +0000 Camille Phillips 29793 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org National Churchill Museum Introduces British Leader To New Generation Remembering Margaret Thatcher’s Missouri Visit http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/remembering-margaret-thatcher-s-missouri-visit <p>In 1996, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher visited <a href="http://www.westminster-mo.edu/Pages/default.aspx">Westminster College</a> in Fulton, Missouri, the same place where almost 50 years earlier, Winston Churchill delivered his famous “Iron Curtain” speech.&nbsp; During her visit, Thatcher gave a speech that still has relevance today, especially in light of the continuing threat of nuclear weapons by North Korea.</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 22:10:10 +0000 Mary Edwards, Alex Heuer & Don Marsh 25537 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Remembering Margaret Thatcher’s Missouri Visit