Renowned historian Sir Martin Gilbert, Churchill's official biographer, hosts the definitive chronicle of the life of Britain's legendary leader, THE COMPLETE CHURCHILL. In four remarkable volumes, the triumphs and setbacks, bravery and brilliance of Churchill's life are revisited. An extraordinary fusion of candid interviews, newsreel footage, and new findings released here for the very first time unveil the intimate details and defining moments of the greatest statesmen of the 20th century. See rare footage of a slender, young Churchill as he first captures Britain's attention, and see why he was forced out of public office. Yet his words would remain in the hearts of his countrymen, and as the nation faced its darkest hour, Churchill was chosen to lead the charge against the Nazis. Trace the incredible story of his wartime exploits, and discover how the great statesmen spent his days after the war. "
Written and presented by Martin Gilbert, Sir Winston Churchill's official biographer and the author of Churchill: A Life
, The Complete Churchill
is a treasury of rare newsreel clips and interviews with Churchill's family, staff, and political contemporaries, both the supporters and the detractors. The first volume surveys Churchill's early life through his schooling, the Boer Wars, the First World War, and his lecture tour in America. Volumes 2 through 4 trace the bold and eloquent British statesman's determined leadership as he guides Britain through one of her most vulnerable periods, the Second World War. This series provides enough interviews and never-before-seen footage to interest the most avid Churchill enthusiast while presenting history buffs and neophytes with a balanced portrait of this pivotal historical figure's public and private personas. --Tara Chace