NewsVault Special Collection: A Resource for Winston Churchill 1874-1965

Winston Churchill was an inspirational statesman, writer, orator and leader who led Britain to victory in the Second World War. He served as Prime Minister twice - from 1940 to 1945 and from 1951 to 1955.

To recognise the 50th anniversary of his death, we have chosen a number of articles from Gale NewsVault and made them freely available.

Search: ‘Churchill’ in Entire Document, AFTER 1900 = 340,188 results
Search: ‘Churchill’ as a Keyword, AFTER 1900 = 81,595 results


Early Political Career: 1899-1923
Return to the Conservative Party and Political Isolation: 1923-1939
Prime Minister and War Leader: 1939-1945
Late Political Career: 1946-1964
Death and Ongoing Legacy: 1965-today


Early Political Career: 1899-1923

Search: ‘Churchill' as a Keyword AND 'Oldham’ in Entire Document, ON 1899 = 98 results
Title: LORD RANDY’S SMART SON
Details: The Evening Telegraph, 29 June 1899; pg. 3

Title: INTEREST CENTRES IN MR. WINSTON CHURCHILL
Details: The Daily Mail, 29 June 1899; pg. 3

Title: A DOUBLE BYE-ELECTION AT OLDHAM
Details: The Weekly Standard and Express, 1 July 1899, pg. 12

Search: ‘Churchill' as a Keyword AND ‘Oldham’ AND ‘Conservative’ in Entire Document = 53 results



                           Lord Randolph Churchill’s Brilliant Son’, The Daily Mail, 16 February 1900; pg. 7

Title: THE NEW CHURCHILL
Details: The Evening Telegraph, 2 October 1900; pg. 4

Title: MR WINSTON CHURCHILL IS AN ABLE AND ADVENTUROUS YOUNG MAN
Details: The Northern Echo, 9 October 1900

Search: 'Churchill' AND ‘Liberal’ as Keyword, ON 1904 = 112 results
Title: TORY DILEMMA IN OLDHAM
Details: The Edinburgh Evening News, 2 April 1904; pg. 8

Title: WINSTON’S NEW LOVE
Details: The Courier and Argus, 19 April 1904; pg. 9


                                              Mr. Churchill’s Conversion, The Daily Mail, 1 June 1904; pg. 3

Title: MR CHURCHILL ON MR CHAMBERLAIN’S FAILURE   
Details: The Edinburgh Evening News, 11 November 1904; pg. 2

Search: 'Churchill' as a Keyword AND ‘tariff reform’ in Entire Document, BETWEEN 1903 and 1905 = 111 results
Title: MR. WINSTON CHURCHILL AT HALIFAX
Details: The Derby Daily Telegraph, 22 December 1903; pg. 4

Title: WINSTON’S WAR CRY
Details: The Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 1 October 1904; pg. 7

Title: MR. CHURCHILL THE CRITIC
Details: The Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser, 7 February 1905; pg. 7

Title: MR CHURCHILL AND THE FISCAL POLICY
Details: The Aberdeen Daily Journal, 11 November 1905; pg. 6

Search: 'Churchill' as a Keyword AND ‘Sidney Street’ AND ‘siege’ in Entire Document, ON 1911 = 12 results


                                       ‘The Home Secretary as Director of the “Battle” of the East End:
               Mr. Winston Churchill during the Siege of the house in Sidney Street, off the Mile End Road
’,
                                                  The Illustrated London News, 7 January 1911; pg. 1


Title: THE FIGHT IN SIDNEY STREET
Details: The Times, 10 January 1910; pg. 7

Title: THE HOME SECRETARY AND THE SIDNEY STREET SIEGE
Details: The Devon and Exeter Daily Gazette, 16 January 1911; pg. 8

Title: CHURCHILL ACCEPTS FULL RESPONSIBILITY
Details: The Evening Telegraph and Post, 18 January 1911l pg. 1

Search: 'Churchill' AND ‘First Lord of the Admiralty’ as Keywords, BETWEEN 1911 and 1915 = 459 results
Title: ‘NOW A LORD THAT RULES THE WATER’: MR. WINSTON CHURCHILL, WHO HAS LEFT THE HOME OFFICE TO BECOME FIRST LORD OF THE ADMIRALTY
Details: The Illustrated London News, 28 October 1911; pg. 668

Title: CHURCHILL’S DUTIES AS FIRST LORD OF THE ADMIRALTY
Details: The Evening Telegraph and Post, 2 November 1911; pg. 1

Title: REORGANISING THE ADMIRALTY
Details: The Courier and Argus, 9 September 1912; pg. 5

Title: CHURCHILL, HOLD FIRM!
Details: The Daily Mail, 21 January 1914; pg. 3

Search: 'Churchill' AND ‘Dardanelles’ as Keyword, BETWEEN 1915 and 1916 = 71 results

Title: THE ATTACK ON CHURCHILL
Details: The Courier and Argus, 5 May 1915; pg. 3

Title: MR CHURCHILL ON THE DARDANELLES
Details: Aberdeen Daily Journal, 18 September 1915; pg. 5

Title: MR CHURCHILL GIVES EVIDENCE
Details: The Courier and Argus, 5 October 1915; pg. 6

Search: ‘Churchill’ and ‘Ireland’ as Keywords, BETWEEN 1919 and 1922 = 151 results
Title: CHALLENGE TO MR CHURCHILL
Details: The Courier and Argus, 19 October 1920; pg. 6

Title: MR. CHURCHILL’S WARNING TO UNITS
Details: The Daily Mail, 9 December 1920; pg. 4

Title: CHURCHILL’S HOPE OF UNITY IN IRELAND
Details: The Courier and Argus, 6 November 1922; pg. 4

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Return to the Conservative Party and Political Isolation: 1923-1939

Search: 'Churchill' and ‘Chancellor’ as Keyword AND ‘Conservative’ in Entire Document, BETWEEN 1924 and 1929 = 181 results


                                         The Premier’s Chosen, The Daily Mail, 7 November 1924; pg. 11

Title: THE CHANCELLOR’S TROUBLES
Details: The Citizen, 21 May 1925; pg. 4

Title: MR CHURCHILL’S BUDGET PLANS
Details: The Aberdeen Press and Journal, 12 April 1927; pg. 4

Title: MR. CHURCHILL’S SECRET
Details: The Daily Mail, 24 April 1928; pg. 11

Search: 'Churchill' as a Keyword AND ‘Gold Standard’ in Entire Document, BETWEEN 1926 and 1929 = 72 results
Title: MR CHURCHILL’S POLICY
Details: The Aberdeen Press and Journal, 13 January 1926; pg. 8

Title: MR. WINSTON CHURCHILL’S BUDGET SPEECH
Details: The Financial Times, 27 April 1926; pg. 10

Title: GOLD STANDARD PRESERVATION
Details: The Financial Times, 20 July 1928; pg. 7

Search: 'Churchill' as a Keyword AND ‘Indian Home Rule’ in Entire Document, AFTER 1929 = 15 results
Title: MR. CHURCHILL ATTACKS INDIA POLICY
Details: The Citizen, 26 June 1933; pg. 8

Title: CONSERVATIVES AWAKE TO INDIA’S PERIL
Details: The Cheltenham Chronicle and Gloucestershire Graphic, 1 July 1933; pg. 5

Title: MR. WINSTON CHURCHILL’S INDIA ATTACK
Details: The Daily Mail, 30 January 1935; pg. 11


                                                     ‘The Great Betrayal’, The Listener, 6 February 1935

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Prime Minister and War Leader: 1939-1945

Search: 'Churchill' as a Keyword AND ‘War Cabinet’ in Entire Document, ON September 1939 = 11 results
Title: MR. CHURCHILL IN WAR CABINET
Details: The Financial Times, 4 September 1939; pg. 2

Title: WAR CABINET OF NINE
Details: The Evening Telegraph and Post, 4 September 1939; pg. 3

Search: ‘Churchill’ AND ‘Prime Minister’ as Keywords ON May 1940 = 80 results

                           
                                            ‘Mr. Churchill now the Premier’, The Financial Times, 11 May 1940; pg. 1

Title: MR. CHAMBERLAIN RESIGNS PREMIERSHIP
Details: The Evening Telegraph and Post, 11 May 1940; pg. 8    

Title: THE PRIME MINISTER’S CALL TO THE NATION
Details: The Dover Express, 24 May 1940; pg. 4

Search: 'Churchill' as a Keyword AND ‘beaches’ in Entire Document, ON 1940 = 21 results
Title: ‘WE SHALL FIGHT TO THE END’ DECLARES MR CHURCHILL
Details: The Press and Journal, 5 June 1940; pg. 6

Title: GOOD AND REASONABLE HOPES OF VICTORY
Details: The Press and Journal, 19 June 1940; pg. 6

Title: BATTLE OF BRITAIN IS ABOUT TO BEGIN
Details: The Daily Mail, 19 June 1940; pg. 3


              ‘”We Shall Fight on the Beaches…”’, The Illustrated London News, 10 August 1940; pg. 186

Search: 'Churchill' AND ‘Roosevelt’ as Keyword AND ‘lend-lease’ in Entire Document, BETWEEN 1939 and 1945 = 62 results
Title:MR. CHURCHILL MEETS THE PRESIDENT
Details: The Times, 15 August 1941, pg. 4

       
                              Churchill and F.D.R. Meet Chiang’, The Daily Mail, 2 December 1943; pg. 1   

Title: LEASE-LEND FOR BRITISH EXPORTS?
Details: The Citizen, 3 November 1944; pg. 8

Search: 'Churchill' as a Keyword AND ‘Blitz’ AND ‘Germany’ in Entire Document, BETWEEN 1941 and 1945 = 44 results
Title: WHY BE ANNOYED WITH CHURCHILL?
Details: The Daily Mail, 1 March 1941; pg. 4

Title: CHURCHILL AND THE AIR WAR
Details: The Daily Mail, 1 October 1941; pg. 1


Homeward Road for all of us Lies Through Arch of Victory, The Press and Journal, 27 March 1944; pg. 2

Title: MR. CHURCHILL ON COMING OFFENSIVE
Details: The Times, 27 March 1944; pg. 4

Search: 'Churchill' as a Keyword AND ‘Casablanca Conference’ in Entire Document, AFTER 1942 = 85 results
Title: CASABLANCA WAR TALKS
Details: The Daily Mail, 27 January 1943; pg. 3

Title: ‘UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER’
Details: The Cornishman, 28 January 1943; pg. 3


                                         Radio News-Reel, The Listener, 4 February 1943; pg. 144-145

Search: 'Churchill' AND ‘war’ as Keyword AND ‘victory’ in Entire Document, ON 1945 = 54 results
Title: VE-DAY MAY BE TOMORROW
Details: The Daily Mail, 7 May 1945; pg. 1


               Nazis Bow the Knee in Final and Utter Defeat, The Press and Journal, 8 May 1945; pg. 1

Title: CHURCHILL LEADS IN SONG OF TRIUMPH
Details: The Press and Journal, 9 May 1945; pg. 1

Title: VICTORY ADDRESSES TO THE KING
Details: The Times, 16 May 1945; pg. 8

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Late Political Career: 1946-1964

Search: 'Churchill' as a Keyword AND ‘Iron Curtain’ in Entire Document, ON 1946 = 19 results


Churchill: “Ensure Peace Now – Time is Short, The Daily Mail, 6 March 1946; pg. 1


Title: BITTER SOVIET REPLY TO MR CHURCHILL
Details: The Daily Mail, 11 March 1946; pg. 1

Title: THE IRON CURTAIN
Details: The Times, 10 August 1946; pg. 5

Search: 'Churchill' as a Keyword and ‘elect*’ in Entire Document, ON 1951 = 121 results
Title: THE CONSERVATIVE CASE FOR AN ELECTION
Details: The Listener, 22 March 1951; pg. 462

Title:CHURCHILL FIGHTS FOR ELECTION
Details: The Daily Mail, 28 April 1951; pg. 1


                                      Polling Day Scenes in London, The Times, 26 October 1951; pg. 12

Title: MR. CHURCHILL PRIME MINISTER
Details: The Times, 27 October 1951; pg. 6

Title: AMERICAN OPINION OF MR. CHURCHILL’S VICTORY
Details: The Listener, 8 November 1951; pg. 776

Search: 'Churchill' AND ‘Malaya’ as Keyword, AFTER 1950 = 25 results
Title: RAW DEAL IN MALAYA
Details: The Economist, 18 August 1951; pg. 379

Title: MALAY CHIEF NAMED TODAY 
Details: The Daily Mail, 28 December 1951; pg. 1

Title: MALAYA OPPOSED TO PRICE FIXING
Details: The Financial Times, 1 January 1952; pg. 1

Search: 'Churchill' AND ‘Attlee’ as Keyword, BETWEEN October 1951 and 1955 = 112 results


                                         Churchill: Attlee Convicted, The Daily Mail, 3 October 1951; pg. 1

Title: TRANSPORT BILL PREMIER’S FAD – MR. ATTLEE
Details: The Sunday Times, 14 September 1952; pg. 7

Title: CHALLENGES TO MR. ATTLEE
Details: The Times, 20 May 1955; pg. 15

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Death and Ongoing Legacy: 1965-today

Search: 'Churchill' AND ‘die*’ as Keyword, ON January 1965 = 9 results


                                       Sir Winston Churchill Dies, The Times, 25 January 1965; pg. 1

Title: WHEN HE DIED THE YEARS FELL AWAY, AND HE LOOKED AGAIN AS HE DID DURING THE WAR
Details: The Daily Mail, 25 January 1965; pg. 1

Title: SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL
Details: Punch, 27 January 1965; pg. 127

Title: CHURCHILL: A GREAT MAN DIES
Details: The Listener, 28 January 1965

Search: ‘Churchill’ AND ‘funeral’ as Keywords, ON 1965 = 87 results
Title: SIR WINSTON TO LIE IN STATE
Details: The Financial Times, 25 January 1965; pg. 1

Title: BLACK COPES FOR CLERGY AT ST. PAUL’S
Details: The Times, 30 January 1965; pg. 12

Title: NOT SUCH A CEREMONY SINCE THE YOUNG MR PITT
Details: The Daily Mail, 30 January 1965; pg. 10

      
                              The Illustrated London News, The Economist, 6 February 1965; pg. 591

Search: ‘Churchill’ AND ‘Gallipoli’ as Keywords, AFTER 1965 = 15 results
Title: SO WAS CHURCHILL REALLY TO BLAME FOR DISASTER?
Details: The Daily Mail, 20 April 1990; pg. 24-25

Title: THE DAMNED OF THE DARDANELLES
Details: The Independent, 21 April 1990; pg. 48

Title: GREAT MYTHS OF GALLIPOLI
Details: The Sunday Times, 8 June 1997; pg. 8


                                                        Gallipoli, The Daily Mail, 22 November 2003; pg. 25

Search:  'Churchill' AND ‘Singapore’ as Keyword, AFTER 1965 = 29 results
Title:  CHURCHILL COVER-UP OVER WAR DEFEAT
Details: The Independent, 11 January 1993; pg. 1


                                          Churchill “lied” over Singapore, The Independent, 1 March 1998; pg. 9

Title: WAS SINGAPORE FALL CHURCHILL’S FAULT?
Details: The Daily Mail, 11 February 2002; pg. 75

Search: 'Churchill' AND ‘Leadership’ as Keyword, AFTER 1965 = 51 results
Title: AT LAST TORIES MUST REASSESS CHURCHILL’S LEADERSHIP, SAYS ALAN CLARK
Details: The Times, 2 January 1993; pg. ^

                
                               ‘Churchill voted top PM of the Century’, The Independent, 27 December 1999; pg. 4

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