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"Eightieth Birthday", 30 Nov 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/56B/225-236

Scope and Contents

Speech notes for WSC's speech (Presentation from both Houses of Parliament, Westminster Hall) on the unique honour bestowed on him, as a sign of underlying political unity and fairness, events during his and Clement Attlee's premierships, the gifts from Parliament, including the portrait of WSC by [Graham Sutherland], the importance of WSC's speeches during the war, including the phrase "I had the luck to be called upon to give the roar".


  • Creation: 30 Nov 1954

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Copyright: WSC


12 folio(s)

Language of Materials



Complete Speeches VIII pp 8607-9.

Repository Details

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