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The State Funeral of Sir Winston Churchill Documents: The state funeral of Winston Churchill

These documents, all from 1965, provide context and insight into the death of an ex-Prime Minister beloved by many. From a BBC memo outlining prospective plans in the event of Churchill's death, to a Radio Times dedicated to the funeral itself, the impact on British society is made clear. Also included are letters written by Richard Dimbleby, after a four-hour commentating shift on the BBC's funeral broadcast.