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By Jane Alford

Churchill was not dishonored

Letter from the Community


To the Editor:

This is in reply to Bill Davis’s letter of April 9, 2014, printed in The Sentinel.

On Oct. 30, 2013, Paul Lewis, wrote an article in The Guardian. In part it said:

“The bust of Sir Winston Churchill, by Sir Jacob Epstein, was lent to the George W. Bush administration from the UK’s Government Art Collection, for the duration of the Presidency. When that administration came to an end so did the loan; the bust now resides in the British Ambassador’s Residence in Washington DC.

“The White House collection has its own Epstein bust of Churchill, which President Obama showed to Prime Minister Cameron when he visited the White House in March.”

On Oct. 30, 2013, a diff...

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