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Cabinet’s Finest Hour by David Owen

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join us as the National Churchill Library and Center welcomes David Owen (Lord Owen) for a discussion of his new book, Cabinet’s Finest Hour: The Hidden Agenda of May 1940. With keen insight, gained in part from having sat at the Cabinet table himself, Lord Owen examines the tense Cabinet meetings that followed Winston Churchill’s appointment as Prime Minister, as he and his colleagues debated whether to negotiate with Hitler.

Lord Owen served as British Foreign Secretary from 1977-79 and was a co-founder of the Social Democratic Party.  From 1992-95, he was an EU peace negotiator in the former Yugoslavia, and now sits in the House of Lords.  A neurologist, he is also the author of In Sickness and in Power: Illness in Heads of Government, Military and Business Leaders since 1900.

Event Date and Time:  Wednesday, April 26, 2017 –6:00pm to 7:00pm
Event Location:  Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center (Room 101)
Event Type: Public
Event Format: Lecture
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Details

Date:
April 26
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Website:
http://library.gwu.edu/news-events/events/cabinets-finest-hour-david-owen

Venue

National Churchill Library
Gelman Library Room 101
Washington, United States

Organizer

National Churchill Library and Center