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Abilene, Kan. - Register now for the April Lunch & Learn scheduled for Thursday, April 28 at noon central time. This online event features guest speaker Allen Packwood from the Churchill Archives Centre.

Packwood will discuss the relationship between Churchill and Eisenhower. He will use documents from the Churchill Archives to show how their mutual admiration was forged by shared experience during World War II. This bond was later tested by different national priorities during the Cold War.

Packwood is a Fellow of Churchill College at the University of Cambridge, Director of the Churchill Archives Centre, and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to archives and scholarship in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours. His book, How Churchill Waged War, was published by Pen & Sword in 2018.

Register in advance and join us via Zoom. 

The 2022 Lunch & Learn series is made possible courtesy of the Eisenhower Foundation with generous support from the Jeffcoat Memorial Foundation.

About the Eisenhower Presidential Library

The Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum is one of 15 Presidential Libraries operated by the National Archives and Records Administration. Presidential Libraries promote understanding of the presidency and the American experience. They preserve and provide access to historical materials, support research, and create interactive programs and exhibits that educate and inspire. Public programs and exhibits at the Eisenhower Presidential Library are made possible in part through the generous support of the Eisenhower Foundation. To learn more, visit