Bulldog! The Life and Times of Sir Winston Churchill

Date: May 9 - 30, 2018  - Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Merage JCC Show map
Contact: Geri DormanPhone: 949.435.3400, ext. 303Email:

Bulldog! The Life and Times of Sir Winston Churchill

Wednesdays, May 9 - 30, 7- 8:30 p.m. 


Presenter: Don Schwartz PhD, Emeritus Professor of History at Cal. State University. Distinguished Lecturer by the Organization of American History.

May 9 - Trace the life of Winston Churchill from Childhood, to his early military career as a reporter during the Boer War, to his election to the British Parliament before the outbreak of WWI.

May 16 -  Discover Churchill’s responsibility for the disastrous Dardanelles campaign in WWI, his role as Colonial Secretary in drawing the boundaries of the Middle East, his policies as Chancellor of the Exchequer during the 1920’ and his fall from prominence in the 1930’s.

May 23 - Learn about Churchill’s role in leading Britain through the darkest days of WWII, his wartime relationship with President Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin, his removal as Prime Minister at the end of the war.

May 30 - Trace Churchill’s Iron Curtain speech, his return to power in 1951, his twilight years, and how historians have assessed his role in the history of the 20th century.

JCC Members $60, Public $70