Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill were two of the most powerful and influential men of the 20th century. This is an intimate story of their relationship as documented through an extensive record of direct letters and cables between the two men, along with numerous letters to third parties. Monumental events merely provide the background for the interpersonal relationship between Roosevelt and Churchill. Our book is Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship by Jon Meacham (Random House, 2004), a text that highlights the important role individuals can play in the course of broad historical events. Join us for a study of this fascinating relationship during a critical period in world history.