Books interview with Boris Johnson: “Churchill was a tremendous bully in some ways, but we needed a bully”

Boris Johnson talks to Matt Elton about his new account of the life of Winston Churchill, from the childhood experiences that motivated him to the legacy of his Second World War leadership

British statesman and writer Winston Churchill, aged 26. Photograph by Elliott & Fry. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

This article was first published in the December 2014 issue of BBC History Magazine 

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