Breakthrough at the Churchill Memorial

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    Winston Churchill delivered his famous Sinews of Peace Speech at this church on March 5, 1946. It was in this speech that Churchill used the phrase "the iron curtain." The church was designed by Sir Christopher Wren and was moved to the campus of Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri in the 1960s. The National Churchill Memorial is located below the church. The Breakthrough Sculpture, using panels from the Berlin Wall was dedicated in 1990.

    Shelly Sometimes, and 7 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. RondaKimbrow 36 months ago | reply

      Great frame job!

    2. skipmoore 36 months ago | reply

      Great framing and pov. Very effective result.

    3. Paisley patches (coming and going) 36 months ago | reply

      Love that view of the church...awesome.

    4. dovetaildw 36 months ago | reply

      Very interesting photo Maryann, I really like how you framed it and the contrast between the rough graffiti concrete and the refined building being framed!

    5. j man. 36 months ago | reply

      My friend, this is marvelous!

    6. Maureen Bond 36 months ago | reply

      I think you shot this brilliantly, what a fab composition and thank you for the info!

    7. Mike Millspaugh 35 months ago | reply

      Great perspective of such an historical church! Beautiful!

    8. Lights in my hometown 35 months ago | reply

      What a perfect point of view . . . a very moving shot. This place has been on my list to visit for so long . . . maybe this year. Wonderful work, Maryann. : )

    9. Steve Branley (I've moved to Ipernity) 35 months ago | reply

      How fantastic to have a piece of 'cold war' history close by. Wonderful perspective, great contrasts and very well composed too.

    10. Dan Grenier 35 months ago | reply

      Yeah, I really like how you composed this photograph; the frame within the frame. ...and having the grafitti in juxtaposition to the historic is very cool.

    11. Karla Pitts 35 months ago | reply

      gah, love the way you have framed this. Hope you are enjoying your travels, Maryann.

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