Westminster College http://news.stlpublicradio.org en 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