348 S. Fifth Street Highlands NC 28741 US

Start date: Thursday, July 11 2024.


 On Thursday, July 11, 2024, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Resource person: Audra Bullard - office@clehighlands.com


Winston Churchill’s involvement with the affairs of the Middle East were enduring and deep. From his leadership as Colonial Secretary at the post-World War I Cairo Conference in 1921 to his steadfast and lifelong support for Zionism, this program will examine Churchill’s engagement in what he called “the hardest hearted areas in the world.” In this illustrated and dynamic talk you will discover how some of the decisions Churchill made about the region continue to impact the world today

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 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 2023 Tim was installed as Churchill Fellow of Westminster College.

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