The Wit & Wisdom of Winston Churchill: A Treasury of More Than 1,000 Quotations (Paperback)

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An extremely entertaining compendium of bon mots, anecdotes, and trivia about Winston Churchill from a leading Churchill lecturer and performer -- useful for speakers, students, of history, and World War II buffs, as well as general readers.

About the Author

James C. Humes is a former speechwriter for Presidents Eisenhower, Nixon, Ford, and Reagan. He has written numerous books, including Instant Eloquence, Podium Humor, The Sir Winston Method, Citizen Shakespeare, and The Wit & Wisdom of Winston Churchill. He lives in Philadelphia.

One of the most famous political figures of the twentieth century, Sir Winston S. Churchill (1874-1965) was also a well-known historian, biographer, and writer. Among his many books are "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples" (in four volumes), "The World Crisis, 1916-1918" (two volumes), and "The Second World War" (six volumes).

Nixon was born in Yorba Linda, CA, and attended Whittier College and the Duke University School of Law. He became president of the U.S. in 1968. His wife's name is Pat.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780060925772
ISBN-10: 0060925779
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: December 26th, 2007
Pages: 256
Language: English