Shades of Churchill's 'Iron Curtain' speech

It was a remarkable speech.  PM Netanyahu spoke clearly, forcefully, and eloquently about the nuclear deal.  This is one of those "must-watch speeches" that comes along once a generation. It reminded us of another statesman who came to the U.S. many years ago.  It was on March 5, 1946 that the then former PM Winston Churchill of the U.K. spoke to the American people about the Soviet threat.  Mr. Churchill did not speak to a joint session, but the impact was awesome: Churchill, who had been defeated for re-election as prime minister in 1945, was invited to Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri where he gave this speech.  President Harry S. Truman joined Churchill on the platform and listened intently to his speech.  Churchill began by praising the United States, which he declared stood “at the pinnacle of world power.”  It soon became clear that a primary purpose of his talk was to...(Read Full Post)

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