Granddaughter Of Winston Churchill To Speak At Texas A&M Thursday, Friday

Celia Sandys, granddaughter of Sir Winston Churchill and internationally acclaimed author, journalist and television presenter, will present at Texas A&M University on Oct. 24 and 25.

Two lectures by Sandys are planned:

What: William Waldo Cameron Forum on Public Affairs
When: Thursday, Oct. 24 at 6 p.m.
Presentation: “Memories of My Grandfather, Winston Churchill”
Location: Annenberg Presidential Conference Center, George Bush Presidential Library Center, Texas A&M University
Sponsored by: George Bush Presidential Library Foundation

What: Community of Scholars lecture
When: Friday, Oct.r 25 at 10:30 a.m.
Presentation: “The Power of Words: The Inspiring Leadership of Winston Churchill”
Location: Rudder Auditorium, Texas A&M University
Sponsored by: Texas A&M University Press, Office of the Provost, Texas A&M University

The Texas A&M University Press is the publisher of new Texas A&M editions of two of Sandys’ books, Churchill Wanted Dead or Alive and From Winston, With Love and Kisses. These books will be available for sale at both lectures.

In great demand as a speaker, Sandys has fascinated, amused and enthralled audiences around the world. Drawing on her vast and intimate knowledge of Winston Churchill’s personal and political life, and her own extraordinary network of friends around the globe, her speeches to groups are often accompanied by excerpts from some of her grandfather’s speeches as well as photographs and other material drawn from her private collection.

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