How Winston Churchill changed the world
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Enjoy a multifaceted exploration of Winston Churchill's life, accomplishments, and legacies in 24 lectures that unfurl like a great story. Delve into Churchill's military leadership during World War I and World War II, his abiding passion for history and public speaking, and his political relationships with historical giants like Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Queen Elizabeth II.
Contentsdisc 1: lecture 1. Churchill and the muse of history
lecture 2. Young Churchill
lecture 3. Churchill, the Edwardian Titan
lecture 4. Churchill's rise to the admiralty
lecture 5. Churchill and failure in World War I
lecture 6. Churchill in war and peace. disc 2: lecture 7. Churchill as chancellor of the exchequer
lecture 8. The rise of tyranny in the 1930s
lecture 9. Churchill as author and historian
lecture 10. The gathering storm in Nazi Germany
lecture 11. Churchill in the age of appeasement
lecture 12. The road to Dunkirk. disc 3: lecture 13. Churchill in power
lecture 14. Surviving the Nazi blitz
lecture 15. Turning the tide against Hitler
lecture 16. Churchill and Roosevelt
lecture 17. Churchill and Stalin
lecture 18. Debating Churchill's wartime leadership. disc 4: lecture 19. Churchill from Tehran to Yalta
lecture 20. Peace, Churchill, and the British voter
lecture 21. Churchill on the Iron Curtain
lecture 22. Churchill and Britain's postwar crisis
lecture 23. Churchill's return to power
lecture 24. Churchill and the legacy of freedom.
|Series||Great courses (DVD). Modern history.|
World War, 1939-1945.
Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Chantilly, VA :2018
Perez-Thompson, Ines I., film producer.
Bittle, Steve, editor of moving image work, film producer.
Allen, Jim M. (Film director), film director.
Moraes, Roberto de, film director.
Teaching Company, publisher.
Lecturer, Michael Shelden.
In English; closed-captioned in English.
"24 lectures/30 minutes per lecture."
Title from container.
"Course no. 8400."
Program content: ©2018.
DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation.
4 videodiscs (approximately 12 hr.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (iv, 171 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Course guidebook includes bibliographical references (pages 163-166).