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The Sinews of Peace speech of Winston Churchill

The famous iron curtain speech of Winston Churchill. On 5 March 1946, at Westminster College (Fulton, Missouri, USA) Winston Churchill condemns the policy of the Soviet Union in Europe and talks for the first time in history about the iron curtain when he declares,that "From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic an "Iron Curtain" has descended across the continent. Behind that line lie all the capitals of the ancient states of Central and Eastern Europe. Warsaw, Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Budapest, Belgrade, Bucharest and Sofia; all these famous cities and the populations around them lie in what I must call the Soviet sphere, and all are subject, in one form or another, not only to Soviet influence but to a very high and in some cases increasing measure of control from Moscow."