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Image: Underwood & Underwood. Winston Churchill, 1924
Underwood & Underwood. Winston Churchill, 1924
In 1924 Churchill returned to the Conservative Party. He soon reached the highest point in his career thus far-appointment as Chancellor of the Exchequer, the British government's second-highest political post. Here, he is shown on his way to Buckingham Palace to receive the seals of office from King George V. Churchill's tenure in this office (1924-1929) was notable for his adherence to the gold standard and for his publication of a government newspaper, The British Gazette, during a general strike.
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Copyprint. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (81)LC-USZ62-75528

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