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An Interview with Churchill's Granddaughter

Sir Winston Churchill, at his 'Iron Curtain' speech at Westminster College campus on March 5, 1946. (photo from Westminster College)

By Tom Weber, KWMU

St. Louis, MO –

Westminster College in Fulton, Mo. will once again host a Churchill this weekend.

The campus is best known for hosting Winston Churchill in 1946, when he delivered his now-famous "Iron Curtain" speech. Churchill's words of warning about a growing bloc of Communist nations are considered the beginning of the Cold War.

On Sunday (Nov. 16), his granddaughter Celia Sandys will lecture not 500 feet from where her grandfather stood.

KWMU's Tom Weber recently spoke with Sandys, who says her grandfather's courage, vision, and communication are still regarded today.


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