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Online Program

Online Lecture: Winston Churchill's Great Escape — A Tale of Courage & Wit

Program No. 24865RJ
Join us on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024, at 2 p.m. (ET)/ 11 a.m (PT), for a one-hour lecture and Q&A to learn about Winston Churchill’s great escape during the Boer War.
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At a Glance

Join Dr. Spencer Jones, esteemed historian and author, as he explores Winston Churchill’s escape from imprisonment during the Boer War in 1899. Captured at 24 while working for 'The Morning Post,' Churchill's month-long evasion through hostile lands exemplifies his bravery and strategic thinking. Dr. Jones will trace this pivotal moment in Winston Churchill's life, examining how it shaped his image as an international hero. Discover the daring journey that left an indelible mark on the legacy of “the British Bulldog."

General Notes

Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll, and a reminder email one week and one day before, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask the instructor live questions using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted, all those who enroll in this program receive access to the live event as well as a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within the two weeks following the live event.

Important registration tip:
If you want to attend the live lecture, please do not wait until the last minute to enroll.
If you enroll after a lecture is complete, we’ll send you a recording of the event.