History Weekends 2019: Henry Hemming

Henry Hemming will be speaking about how the British used ‘fake news’ to help bring the United States into the Second World War at our 2019 History Weekends in Chester and Winchester

BBC History Magazine will host two History Weekends in 2019.

Talk: The British Plot to Bring America into the Second World War

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Chester: Friday 25 October, 19.00–20.00

Winchester: Saturday 2 November, 18.20–19.20



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Talk synopsis: The eye-opening story of how the British used ‘fake news’ to help bring the United States into the Second World War: using storytelling, music, props, and an audience game, Henry will bring to life an episode from his new book Our Man in New York.

Henry Hemming.
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Speaker bio: Henry Hemming is the author of six works of non-fiction including the Sunday Times bestseller M, the New York Times bestseller The Ingenious Mr Pyke, and Misadventure in the Middle East, which was shortlisted for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book Award.