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Winston Churchill's Last CampaignBritain and the Cold War 1951–1955$
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John W. Young

Print publication date: 1996

Print ISBN-13: 9780198203674

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203674.001.0001

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Proposing a Summit, May–June 1953

Proposing a Summit, May–June 1953

(p.156) 7 Proposing a Summit, May–June 1953
Winston Churchill's Last Campaign

John W. Young

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses the steps Winston Churchill took to propose a summit. It was part of Churchill's plan to achieve détente, despite the reservations of other world leaders. It looks at the Foreign Affairs debate from May 11 to May 12, the Berlin Uprising, and the moment when Churchill presented his Cabinet, the FO, Britain's European allies, and the Americans with a fait accompli. It is noted that Churchill also suffered a stroke, but that this never dampened his hope of ending the Cold War once and for all.

Keywords:   summit, détente, Foreign Affairs debate, Berlin Uprising, fait accompli, Cold War, Winston Churchill

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