Memorials: A Gift for Missouri

In his famous 1946 "Iron Curtain" speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Mo., Winston Churchill saluted "the fraternal association of the English-speaking peoples." The world remembered the Iron Curtain—and 111-year-old. all-male Westminster has never forgotten the fraternal association.

Reading a story on the architectural achievements of Sir Christopher Wren in LIFE two years ago, Westminster's President Robert Davidson had an idea: Why not rebuild one of Wren's old churches on the campus? Every one of the 47 remaining London churches designed by Wren was damaged or destroyed during World War II. Over the years, 37 of them have been restored;...

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