Europe From the Monitor archives: Britain bids Winston Churchill farewell

The legendary British statesman was laid to rest 50 years ago today in 'one of the most stir­ring and momentous cere­monies' in the country's history. The Christian Science Monitor reported as it happened.

By , Chief of the London Bureau of The Christian Science Monitor

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These articles originally appeared in the Feb. 1, 1965, edition of The Christian Science Monitor.