Churchill (The Great Courses 807) (Audiobook) (Repost)

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Churchill  (The Great Courses 807) (Audiobook) (Repost)

Churchill (The Great Courses 807) (Audiobook) By Professor J. Rufus Fears
2001 | 6 hours and 15 mins | ISBN: n/a | MP3 80 kbps | 225 MB

Winston Churchill is arguably the greatest leader of the 20th century, and one of the greatest democratic statesmen ever. His friend, colleague, and esteemed political foe Clement Attlee memorialized him as "the greatest Englishman of our timeI think the greatest citizen of the world of our time." Churchill is eminently worthy of study because he is proof that a single individual can change the course of history for the better and make of life a blessed and noble thing, despite public and private trials too numerous to name. At an awful hour when freedom and right stood in mortal peril before tyranny and brutal terror, Churchill, with his great-souled courage, genius, and eloquence, rallied the British people: "Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say, ' This was their finest hour.' " He stood alone against the Nazi onslaught. And from there he led his people to victory, which puts us all in his debt. Who was this extraordinary man, and how did he accomplish this amazing feat? How was it that this achievement was just a single part of a long and fruitful life? These lectures will introduce you to: