Our Supreme Task: How Winston Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech Defined the Cold War Alliance

Our Supreme Task: How Winston Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech Defined the Cold War Alliance

by Philip White
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Our Supreme Task: How Winston Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech Defined the Cold War Alliance by Philip White


In 1946, in the midst of global turmoil and after being voted out of office, Winston Churchill made a trip to the unlikely venue of Fulton, Missouri, to deliver an address now known as the Iron Curtain Speech, which defined the dangers of totalitarian Communism. This is the story of that pivotal speech, the college president who made it happen, and the irrepressible man who delivered it.

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ISBN-13: 9781610390590
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 03/06/2012
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author


Philip White is a writer and a lecturer at MidAmerica Nazarene University, and a regular contributor to The Historical Society publications. Philip's business writing has been recognized with awards from the Public Relations Society of America and the International Association of Business Communicators. He lives in Olathe, KS, with his wife and two sons.

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Our Supreme Task: How Winston Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech Defined the Cold War Alliance 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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walkerc More than 1 year ago
A most excellent book addressing the context, politics and impacts of the "Iron Curtain" speech. Equally interesting and entertaining are the insights concerning the challenges that faced a small college and small town when hosting such prestigious guests.