• Short Summary

    SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL, GRAVELY ILL AFTER A STROKE ON FRIDAY, "LOST GROUND" YESTERDAY (SUNDAY). THIS?

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    SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL, GRAVELY ILL AFTER A STROKE ON FRIDAY, "LOST GROUND" YESTERDAY (SUNDAY). THIS HEIGHTENED FEARS THAT HE WAS NEARING DEATH. BUT JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT, SIR WINSTON'S DAUGHTER SARAH LEFT THE CHURCHILL HOME IN LONDON'S HYDE PARK GATE SAYING HER FATHER "WAS SLEEPING PEACEFULLY." WITH HER WAS ONE OF SIR WINSTON'S GRANDCHILDREN, MISS CELIA SANDYS.

    LAST NIGHT'S BULLETIN ON SIR WINSTON, READ TO THE CROWDS OUTSIDE THE HOUSE BY HIS DOCTOR, LORD MORAN, AT 8.33 P.M. (GMT), SAID: "AFTER A RESTLESS START, SIR WINSTON HAS HAD A PEACEFUL DAY, BUT HE HAS LOST GROUND. THERE WILL BE A FURTHER BULLETIN TOMORROW MORNING."
    THESE 16 WORDS TOLD THE STORY OF SIR WINSTON'S LOSING BATTLE FOR LIFE, MEDICAL EXPERTS SAID SIR WINSTON'S CONDITION WAS DETERIORATING. HE WAS GETTING WEAKER AND IT WAS WHAT HAD TO BE EXPECTED.

    AMONG OTHER FAMILY VISITORS TO HYDE PARK GATE LAST NIGHT WERE SIR WINSTON'S SON MR. RANDOLPH CHURCHILL, AND HIS SON WINSTON. A LATE EVENING CALL WAS ALSO MADE BY MR. RANDOLPH CHURCHILL'S DAUGHTER ARABELLA. SIR WINSTON'S THIRD CHILD, MRS. MARY SOAMES, STAYED AT HER FATHER'S HOME ALL NIGHT.

    LADY CLEMENTINE CHURCHILL, 80 IN APRIL, HAS BEEN WITH HER HUSBAND ALMOST CONTINUOUSLY SINCE FRIDAY WHEN NEWS OF HIS ILLNESS SADDENED MILLIONS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1JRP9TOI5K9RR8ZE0A89MDSHL
    Media URN:
    VLVA1JRP9TOI5K9RR8ZE0A89MDSHL
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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