WINSTON CHURCHILL Iron Curtain Speech Fulton MO Missouri 1946 Old Newspaper

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  • Sold Date: Mar 13, 2013
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WINSTON CHURCHILL Iron Curtain Speech Fulton MO Missouri 1946 Old Newspaper (Note: additional images are located below the description) Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, March 6, 1946 * Winston Churchill - Iron Curtain Speech* Fulton MO Missouri (1st report) This 20 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "CHURCHILL FAVORS MILITARY ALLIANCE OF U.S. AND BRITAIN" 1st report coverage of Winston Churchill giving his famous "Iron Curtain' speech in Fulton, Missouri. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Minor margin wear, otherwise good condition. wikipedia notes: Use of the term "Iron Curtain" in the context of Soviet-dominated Eastern Europe was not popularized until Churchill used it in his "Sinews of Peace" address March 5, 1946, at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri: "From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic an "iron curtain" has descended across the Continent. Behind that line lie all the capitals of the ancient states of Central and Eastern Europe. Warsaw, Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Budapest, Belgrade, Bucharest and Sofia; all these famous cities and the populations around them lie in what I must call the Soviet sphere, and all are subject, in one form or another, not only to Soviet influence but ... read more