Churchill Address to Congress

Thursday, January 17, 1952

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Prime Minister Winston Churchill's address to Congress, January 17, 1952. He discusses the debt Great Britain owes the United States, says that he came "not for gold, but for steel" so that they might work for a common defense. Also pledges support in the war against Korea. Also warns Congress to not let go of the atomic weapons until "other means of preserving peace are in your hands."

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 69276
Municipal archives id: LT594


Winston Churchill and Hollis Wright


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