Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain speech" regarding USSR and Eastern Bloc, at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri
Fulton Missouri Date:1946, March 5 Duration:7 min 4 sec Sound:Yes
Iron Curtain speech by Winston Churchill at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, early in the Cold War. British Leader Winston Leonard Churchill at podium addresses the gathering in his "Sinews of Peace" speech. Officers seated on a platform in the background. Churchill speaks of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic (USSR) and the creation of the Eastern Bloc. He places certain facts about the present position in Europe. The Opposition Leader states that Soviet Russia does not desire war but the indefinite expansion of their power and doctrines. The gathering applaud. He continues his speech by insisting on the permanent prevention of war and the establishment of conditions of freedom and democracy. He declares that a good understanding on all points with Russia under the general authority of the United Nations Organization should be made.
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