February, 2008 from the Chartwell Bulletin, a publication of the Churchill Centre and Churchill Museum at the Cabinet War Rooms

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A fencing exhibition was a highlight of the birthday celebration held at the Windsor Court Hotel by the Churchill Society of New Orleans.  Churchill was a champion fencer at school, one of his eaerly accomplishments that is now almost forgotten.

Michael McMenamin, Finest Hour contributor and author, spoke on the Churchill-Bourke Cockran relationship based on his and Curt Zoller’s book, Becoming Winston Churchill (reviewed FH 136).

The Society also awarded a first prize of $300 to the winner of its second annual essay contest, Madeline Osbrink, a 15 year old sophomore at Mount Carmel Academy in New Orleans – published herewith…