. I was brought up in my father's house to believe in democracy. 'Trust the people' - that was his message. I used to see him cheered at meetings and in the streets by crowds of working men way back in those aristocratic Victorian days when, as am a child of the House of CommonsDisraeli said, the world was for the few, and for the very few. Therefore I have been in full harmony all my life with the tides which have flowed on both side of the Atlantic against privilege and monopoly, and I have steered confidently towards the Gettysburg ideal of 'government of the people by the people for the people'.
Thursday, December 26, 2013
Churchill in the Senate
On this data in 1941, Winston Churchill addressed the US Senate: