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Speeches: speech notes and source material., 28 Oct 1938 - 11 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/133

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Notes for WSC's speech (25 November, Harlow [Essex]) on his position as constituency MP, British rearmament, and the international situation. Source material includes a letter on local opposition to WSC. Also includes a photograph of a painting of Lord Randolph Churchill and a cutting from the Times reporting WSC's speech [see also CHAR 9/130C for further notes for the speech]. Part published: Complete Speeches VI pp 6039-41.Notes for WSC's toast to the Duke of Kent (?28 October, [Merchant Taylor's Hall, Walthamstow, Essex] Connaught Hospital [Diamond Jubilee Festival] Dinner) in praise of the royal family. Part published: Complete Speeches VI pp 6017-8.Press statement by WSC (6 November) replying to [Adolf] Hitler's attack on him as a warmonger. Source material includes extracts from Hitler's speech. Published: Complete Speeches VI pp 6018-9.Notes for WSC's speech (9 December, Royal Forest Hotel, Chingford [Essex, constituency meeting]) on local opposition to WSC's views, co-operation with the United States, various aspects of foreign policy, the national register of service, and calling for an all-embracing National Government. Also includes a cutting from a local paper and the Times reporting WSC's speech. Part published: Complete Speeches VI pp 6046-9.Notes for WSC's speech (11 December, Chingford, League of Nations Union meeting) entitled "A year of disaster and humiliation" on the appeasement of Germany over Czechoslovakia [Czech Republic and Slovakia], and other aspects of foreign policy, including Italy and Spain. Part published: Complete Speeches VI pp 6049-50.


  • Creation: 28 Oct 1938 - 11 Dec 1938

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