Thu, Jul 21

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CLE Lecture Hall

Winston Churchill: Science and Statesmanship

Time & Location

Jul 21, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

CLE Lecture Hall, 348 S 5th St, Highlands, NC 28741, USA

About the Event

Churchill  had a keen interest in science and technology.  Before and during the  Second World War, he had a science adviser, Professor Frederick  Lindemann, whose counsel was vital in the war effort.  After the war,  the threat of nuclear weapons consumed Churchill.  Science, coupled with  statecraft, informed how the West would wage and with the Cold War.

Location:  CLE Lecture Hall

Presenter:   Tim riley is the Director and chief Curator for the Winston Churchill  Museum at Westminster college.  Tim is a graduate, cum laude, of  Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin and also studied at Columbia  University in the City of New York.  he has also served as a curatorial  assistant, education assistant and lectures/concerts coordinator at The  Metropolitan Museum of Art.  From 2006 through 2012 Tim served as  director of The Trout Museum of Art in Appleton and was appointed  Director Emeritus in 2012.  In April of 2021, Tim was installed as  Churchill Fellow of Westminster College.

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