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George W. Bush calls Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky the ‘Winston Churchill of our time’

Former President George W. Bush called Ukraine leader Volodymyr Zelensky “the Winston Churchill of our time” after the two spoke in a videoconference Thursday morning. Bush posted two images of the meeting on Instagram tagged with a location of the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Texas, showing the 43rd president smiling while seated at a conference table. The chat came as Ukraine remains under siege by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invading forces. “I was honored to spend a few minutes talking with President Zelenskyy – the Winston Churchill of our time – this morning,” Bush said in the post. “I thanked the president...
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The mistakes of Winston Churchill, 1966

The reputation of Winston Churchill has always been controversial and subject to revisions. In the Observer Magazine of 4 September 1966, his biographer Robert Rhodes James looked at ‘his mistakes, his odd friendships and his eventual triumph’ (‘Churchill the outsider’). After the disastrous Dardanelles and Gallipoli...
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Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky Is No Winston Churchill, But He May Be The Right Man At The Right Time

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – He is an actor and comedian that has blossomed into a wartime media icon. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has catapulted into hearts and minds with a simple quote, “The fight is here. I need ammunition, not a ride.” According to Miami author Bruce Turkel, who deals in the world of marketing, selling products, and branding, “It will become the legacy statement of this conflict.” The quote reminds us of the words of former President Theodore Roosevelt, former generals George Patton and Douglas MacArthur, and of course, former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, whose many quotes have endured, such as Churchill’s...
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Zelensky channels Winston Churchill in rousing speech to UK Parliament

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky echoed Winston Churchill’s famed “never surrender” speech of World War II while pleading Tuesday with British Parliament for more help battling Russia. During his stirring address, made remotely from Ukraine’s embattled capital of Kyiv, Zelensky told a packed meeting of London’s House of...
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Ukraine: Volodymyr Zelensky invokes Winston Churchill as he appeals to MPs

Volodymyr Zelensky has invoked the words of Britain's wartime leader Winston Churchill as he appealed to MPs for more help at home. The Ukrainian president spoke to the Commons via video, thanking the UK for its support since Russia's invasion, and receiving a standing ovation. But he called for Russia...
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Volodymyr Zelensky echoes Winston Churchill in historic House of Commons speech

Volodymyr Zelensky echoed Winston Churchill in his historic speech to the House of Commons on Tuesday (8 March).The president of Ukraine appealed directly to MPs gathered in the chamber for more support against Russia's invasion, calling for the UK to recognise a no-fly zone and impose more sanctions. "We will fight in the forests, in the fields, on the shores, in the streets," Mr Zelensky said, channelling Churchill.To find out more about our Refugees Welcome campaign, click here. To sign the petition click here. If you would like to donate then please click here for our GoFundMe page.
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Hitting the Books: Lab-grown meat is the future, just as Winston Churchill predicted

From domestication and selective breeding to synthetic insulin and CRISPR, humanity has long sought understand, master and exploit the genetic coding of the natural world. In The Genesis Machine: Our Quest to Rewrite Life in the Age of Synthetic Biology authors Amy Webb, professor of strategic foresight at New York University’s Stern School of Business, and Andrew Hessel, co-founder and chairman of the Center of Excellence for Engineering Biology and the Genome Project, delve into the history of the field of synthetic biology, examine today's state of the art and imagine what a future might look like where life itself can be manufactured molecularly.
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Geoffrey Wheatcroft on the Political and Cultural Legacy of Winston Churchill

Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now. In this episode, Andrew is joined by Geoffrey Wheatcroft, the author of Churchill’s Shadow: The Life and Afterlife...
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Sir Winston Churchill—A Painter

“Go out into the sunlight and be happy with what you see…Painting is complete as a distraction. I know of nothing which, without exhausting the body, more entirely absorbs the mind.”. Winston Churchill. Winston Churchill, wartime leader, statesman, and one of history’s lions, is not usually associated with the...
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Crew Member Winston Churchill Caused Quite the Stir on 'Joe Millionaire: For Richer or Poorer'

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Winston Churchill: Quotations, wartime service and family

Winston Churchill was one of the foremost statesmen of the 20th century. A political leader, orator, prolific author, artist and soldier, his service as Prime Minister of Great Britain during World War II and his central role in the Allied victory are recognized today as key influences in the post-war and modern world.
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