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Robert Hawkins, 89, a retired Jefferson City attorney, recalls attending Sir Winston Churchill’s famed “Sinews of Peace” speech in 1946. With him Friday in Fulton at the dedication of a Churchill sculpture is Edwina Sandys, Churchill’s granddaughter.

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Eyewitness to Churchill speech returns for dedication

Robert L. Hawkins Jr., a retired Jefferson City attorney, had a special reason for wanting to attend the dedication Saturday of a sculpture of Sir Winston Churchill commemorating his famed “Sinews of Peace” address at Westminster College in Fulton.

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