Saturday, May 18, 2013
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
A Partnered Program between The National WWII Museum and The Churchill Society of New Orleans
The Stage Door Canteen at The National WWII Museum
The 3rd Annual Winston S. Churchill Symposium follows the immense success of the first two symposiums and will bring four Churchill Scholars to discuss a wide array of topics exploring the life and legacy of Winston S. Churchill.
Dr. Michael Shelden - Author of Young Titan: The Making of Winston Churchill
Pulitzer Prize finalist author/biographer whose book on Winston from 1901 - 1915 will be released in March 2013. He is a Professor of English and Literature at Indiana State University.
Dr. Christopher M. Bell - Author of Churchill & Seapower
Associate Professor of military/naval history and modern English history at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In Churchill and Seapower (released October 2012), Bell discusses Churchill's life as a naval enthusiast and strategist throughout his political career.
Mr. Paul Reid - Author of The Last Lion
Author of the third and final volume of the masterful trilogy begun by William Manchester, The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940 - 1965 (published November 2012).
Dr. Rob Havers - "Churchill's ‘Iron Curtain' Speech"
Executive Director of the Churchill Memorial and Museum at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, where Churchill gave his "Iron Curtain" speech. He holds a PhD from Pembroke College of the University of Cambridge and a Master's degree in Later Modern British History from the London School of Economics and Political Science at the University of London.
For more information, please call 504-528-1944 x 511 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.