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In Search of Churchill: The Private Life of the 21st Century's Most Public Leader (C/S170)

"History will be kind to me for I intend to write it." - Sir Winston Spencer Churchill

In this course, students will study the multi-faceted 90 year life of Churchill including his accomplishments, his failures and events in his life not recorded in all history books. One of the little known items covered include the extended Churchill family's personal relationship with Hitler and Goebbels before and during World War II. The instructor, who has traveled with the Churchill family retracing his adventures, will relate many intimate observations and facts about Churchill not commonly known or available in books. Students will examine his written works, a plethora of biographies written by his admirers and detractors, movies about his life and adventures, excerpts of his speeches and the wide variety of Churchill related memorabilia. A detailed outline of the course and a bibliography denoting suggested reading will be provided.

4/7-5/12, Mondays (6 sessions)
6:00-8:00 PM
ACM: CE-13&14
Instructor: Jeffrey Hutter
Course Cost: $49.00
Maryland Senior Course Cost: $9.00