Selected House of Commons Speeches


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Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874 – 1965) was a British politician known chiefly for his leadership of the United Kingdom during World War II. He served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. A noted statesman and orator, Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historical writer, and an artist. (Summary from Wikipedia) (9 hr 20 min)

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Maiden Speech, 1901 20:14 Read by musil
Army reform, 1901 42:40 Read by Lisa Chau
The Amritsar Massacre, 1920 42:42 Read by Andrew Coleman
The Gold Standard Bill, 1925 49:55 Read by David Barnes
The General Strike, 1926 24:37 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
German re-armament, 1935 23:16 Read by Johnnycake
The Abdication, 1935 5:31 Read by Kara Shallenberg
"The Locust Years", 1936 38:06 Read by Ruth Golding
How to Prevent War, 1938 32:49 Read by Aaron Elliott
The Annexation of Austria, 1938 18:56 Read by Ashwin Jain
"A Total and Unmitigated Defeat", 1938 34:28 Read by Johnnycake
The oubreak of war, 1939 3:32 Read by Sibella Denton
"Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat", 1940 4:22 Read by Sibella Denton
"We Shall Fight On the Beaches", 1940 21:38 Read by Sibella Denton
"Their Finest Hour", 1940 26:39 Read by Philippa
"The Few", 1940 30:05 Read by ink tree
Upon the death of Neville Chamberlain, 1940 9:12 Read by Cori Samuel
"Do Your Worst", 1941 5:08 Read by Sibella Denton
"Still Captain of Our Souls", 1941 2:24 Read by Sibella Denton
"I Offer No Excuses", 1942 24:14 Read by Sibella Denton
The invasion of France, 1944 7:01 Read by Sibella Denton
Upon the death of Franklin D Roosevelt, 1945 10:26 Read by Sibella Denton
Victory in Europe, 1945 5:08 Read by Philippa
Victory Over Japan, 1945 37:36 Read by ontheroad
"Never Flinch, Never Weary, Never Despair", 1955 38:13 Read by Ruth Golding