Churchill, Winston S(pencer)

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CHURCHILL, Winston S(pencer)

CHURCHILL, Winston S(pencer). British, b. 1940. Genres: History. Career: War correspondent in Yemen, the Congo, and Angola, 1963; British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC-Radio), London, England, presenter of "This Time of Day," 1964-65; correspondent in Borneo and Vietnam, 1966, the Middle East, 1967, and Chicago, IL, and Czechoslovakia, 1968; The Times, (London), correspondent in Nigeria, Biafra, and the Middle East, 1969-70; British Parliament, House of Commons, London, Conservative member of Parliament for Stretford, Lancashire, 1970-83, and Davyhulme, Manchester, 1983-. Parliamentary private secretary to minister of housing and construction, 1970-72, and to minister of state at Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1972-73; secretary of Conservative Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Committee, 1973-76; Conservative front-bench spokesman on defence, 1976-78; Conservative Backbench 1922 Committee, executive, 1979-86, treasurer, 1987-88; vice-chairman of Conservative Defence Committee, 1979-83; Conservative party coordinator for defence and multilateral disarmament, 1982-84; member of Select Committee on Defence, 1984-. President of Trafford Park Industrial Council, 1971-; member of board of trustees of Winston Churchill Memorial Trust, 1968-, and National Benevolent Fund for the Aged, 1974-; member of board of governors of English Speaking Union, 1975-80. Special correspondent in China, 1972, and Portugal, 1975. Publications: First Journey, 1964; (with father, Randolph Spencer Churchill) The Six Day War, 1967; Defending the West, 1981; Memories and Adventures, 1989; His Father's Son, 1996. Address: Curtis Brown, 28/29 Haymarket, Haymarket House, 4th Fl, London SW1Y 4SP, England.

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