The World's Great Speeches Characters

Lewis Copeland
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Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill served in several official capacities during his lifetime but is probably most remembered for his military career and term as Prime minister, and also for his speeches that became a major source of information during World War II because they were broadcast on radio stations around the world. His speeches are eloquent but also simple and clear. It is noted that Churchill had the ability to be the first to use phrases that would become commonly accepted terms. For example, in one of his speeches, Churchill talks about the "iron curtain" when he describes the Soviet Union and that phrase becomes commonly accepted for the situation in Russia during this time period. Besides his military career, Churchill was Great Britain's prime minister, serving two separate tenures, one in the early 1940s and again in the early 1950s. Churchill's speeches are filled with love for his...

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