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Just the Best Literature

Hosted by Dennis Leap

Just the Best Literature inspires you to not only read printed books, but to read only the best books. Besides books, host Dennis Leap will lead discussions on other current literature such as essays and important articles.

#122: Winston Churchill’s Wilderness Years’ Solace at Chartwell

Aired Monday, August 27, 2018   ·   10:00 AM CDT   ·   28 minutes

Host Dennis Leap, Stephen Flurry and son, Jude Flurry, discuss the beauty, productivity and solace Churchill enjoyed at his beloved estate—Chartwell. At Chartwell, he wrote, painted, remodeled, played with his children, entertained guests, and prepared to save Western society.

#121: Winston Churchill’s Productive Wilderness Years

Aired Monday, August 20, 2018   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   26 minutes

Host Dennis Leap, Stephen Flurry and son, Jude Flurry, discuss the incredible accomplishments Winston Churchill made during his decade of political isolation.

#120: Winston Churchill’s Closest Political Adviser, Part 2

Aired Monday, August 13, 2018   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   29 minutes

Host Dennis Leap discusses how a shy wife became a public advocate for her husband’s political causes.

#119: Winston Churchill’s Closest Political Adviser

Aired Monday, August 6, 2018   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   29 minutes

Host Dennis Leap discusses Clementine Churchill’s dynamic role in Winston Churchill’s political life. This program features the Churchills’ early married life and Clementine’s instruction in politics.

#118: The Astounding Accomplishments of Winston Churchill’s Political Career, Part 2

Aired Monday, July 30, 2018   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   29 minutes

Host Dennis Leap and special guest Brad Macdonald discuss Winston Churchill’s achievements during his 60-year political career, as well as his relationship with David Lloyd George.

#117: The Astounding Accomplishments of Winston Churchill’s Political Career

Aired Monday, July 23, 2018   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   28 minutes

Host Dennis Leap and special guest Brad Macdonald discuss some of the positive achievements of Winston Churchill’s 60-year political career.

#116: Churchill Makes a Temporary Political Comeback After the Dardanelles

Aired Monday, July 16, 2018   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   26 minutes

Host Dennis Leap, using information from Prof. J. Rufus Fears, discusses the history behind Mr. Churchill’s temporary political comeback after the Dardanelles disaster.

#115: The Reasons for Churchill’s Political Fall After the Dardanelles Disaster

Aired Monday, July 9, 2018   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   25 minutes

Host Dennis Leap discusses the reasons behind Mr. Churchill’s tumultuous political fall after the Dardanelles disaster. Most historians won’t mention the envy, slander and political lies unleashed against this political and military genius.

#114: Winston Churchill: The Warrior Statesman, Part 3

Aired Monday, July 2, 2018   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   22 minutes

Host Dennis Leap discusses Winston Churchill’s involvement in the World War I battles at Antwerp and the Dardanelles, and he reads John McCrae’s poem, “In Flanders Fields.”

#113: Winston Churchill: The Warrior Statesman, Part 2

Aired Monday, June 25, 2018   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   24 minutes

Host Dennis Leap discusses Winston Churchill’s successful plan to attain fame to create a pathway into politics, his passion for self-education, the Boer War, his entry into politics at age 26, and World War I.