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Darkest Hour: Fact and Fiction
Please join us as the Churchill Society examines the events of May 1940 through a discussion of one of the hottest movies of 2017 and the recent book by David Owen that tells the story with the benefit of newly released government records that were produced at the time:

Darkest Hour

Nominated for six Oscars, winner of two, including best performance by an actor for Gary Oldman’s portrayal of Winston Churchill in the days when Churchill personified Britain’s war aims and gave voice to the spirit that carried Britain through the most perilous moment of its history.

Cabinet's Finest Hour - The Hidden Agenda of May 1940

By former UK cabinet minister David Owen, this recently released book examines the events of the same period with the benefit of cabinet documents chronicling the confidential debates over the choice of continuing alone in a war against the world’s most powerful military machine or negotiating terms for peace.

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Please see the movie (it is now out on DVD) and, 
if possible, read the book, and join us in
a discussion of both.

Where: University of Toronto Trinity College “Combination Room” |  8 Hoskin Avenue, Toronto

When: Thursday 19 April at 7:00 pm

Admission: Free

Note: Owen’s book is not yet on Canadian bookstore shelves but is available through various online sources, including

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