Synopses & Reviews
One of the most charismatic and fascinating figures of the 20th century, Winston Churchill was a prolific writer, masterful orator, and consummate wit. In The Wit and Wisdom of Winston Churchill, James Humes captures the essence of this larger-than-life personality with more than 1,000 quotations and anecdotes by and about Churchill.
An extremely entertaining compendium of bon mots, anecdotes, and trivia about Winston Churchill from a leading Churchill lecturer and performer -- useful for speakers, students, of history, and World War II buffs, as well as general readers.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-) and index.
About the Author
James C. Humes is a former speechwriter for Presidents Eisenhower, Nixon, Ford, and Reagan. He has written numerous books, including Instant Eloquence, Podium Humor, The Sir Winston Method, Citizen Shakespeare, and The Wit & Wisdom of Winston Churchill. He lives in Philadelphia.