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Author Tolppanen, Bradley P., 1966- author.

Title Churchill in North America, 1929 : a three month tour of Canada and the United States / Bradley P. Tolppanen. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Publication Info. Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The departure, August 3 -- Planning the trip, June/August -- The Empress of Australia, august 3/9 -- Quebec, August 9/12 -- Montreal and Ottawa, August 12/15 -- Toronto and Niagara Falls, August 16/17 -- Northern Ontario, Winnipeg and Kenora, August 17/20 -- Regina and Saskatoon, August 21/22 -- Edmonton, Calgary, and Prince of Wales Ranch, August 23/26 -- The Rocky Mountains, August 26/September 10 -- Vancouver and Victoria, September 1/6 -- Seattle to Napa Valley, September 6/9 -- San Francisco to San Simeon, September 9/16 -- Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, September 17/21 -- Los Angeles and Catalina, September 21/26 -- Yosemite to Chicago, September 27/October 5 -- New York City, October 6/18 -- Virginia, Washington, and Pennsylvania, October 19/23 -- New York, October 23/29 -- The return to England, October 29/November 5.
Summary Churchill took a three-month vacation to North America in the summer and fall of 1929, a little known event in his long career. In the company of his son Randolph, his brother Jack and his nephew Johnny, the Churchills toured Canada and the U.S. Notable events include Churchill's meeting with important figures in politics, business, newspapers and entertainment (President Hoover, Prime Minister Mackenzie King, Bernard Baruch, William Randolph Hearst and Charlie Chaplin) as well as his visits to such natural landmarks as the Grand Canyon, Lake Louise, Niagara Falls, and Yosemite. The Churchills
Subject Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 -- Travel -- Canada.
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 -- Travel -- United States.
Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: Tolppanen, Bradley P., 1966- Churchill in North America, 1929 9780786479221 (DLC) 2014009385 (OCoLC)862101934
ISBN 9781476615042 (electronic bk.)
1476615047 (electronic bk.)
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