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Churchill and the Great Republic
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INTRODUCTION
TIMELINE
THEMES
  Forebears and Family
Warrior for Empire
Visits to America
American Presidents
The Communicator
The Politician
World War II
Cold Warrior
The Long Sunset
OBJECTS
Winston Churchill. Broadcast speech, February 9, 1941
In this famous speech broadcast over the BBC, Churchill recites the poem included in President Roosevelt's recent letter -Longfellow's "The Building of a Ship." Churchill ends this broadcast with an explicit message to Roosevelt in the heartfelt plea, "Give us the tools, and we will finish the job."

Object Details:
Sound disc. Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress (113.1)


Related Theme:
American Presidents


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