In his “we shall fight on the beaches” speech, Winston Churchill “mobilized the English language, and sent it into battle,’’ an adversary says in the new movie “Darkest Hour.” Today, it’s hard to imagine any message, no matter how urgent or well-delivered, uniting Americans around a set of agreed-upon facts in that same way.
In his “we shall fight on the beaches” speech, Winston Churchill “mobilized the English language, and sent it into battle,’’ an adversary says in the new movie “Darkest Hour.” Today, it’s hard to imagine any message, no matter how urgent or well-delivered, uniting Americans around a set of agreed-upon facts in that same way. The Associated Press File photo
In his “we shall fight on the beaches” speech, Winston Churchill “mobilized the English language, and sent it into battle,’’ an adversary says in the new movie “Darkest Hour.” Today, it’s hard to imagine any message, no matter how urgent or well-delivered, uniting Americans around a set of agreed-upon facts in that same way. The Associated Press File photo

Winston Churchill reminds us of a time when words and facts mattered

January 02, 2018 03:39 PM