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(1974 TV Movie)

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Robert Hardy plays opposite Richard Burton as Winston Churchill and will play Winston Churchill in five other productions as of 2009.
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Two articles written by Richard Burton attacking Churchill, one entitled "To Know Him is to Hate Him", caused great offense in the UK and the US when they were published in November 1974 before his program was broadcast. Burton's younger brother Graham Jenkins contended they were in poor taste after playing Churchill in a favorable light with considerable help from the wartime leader's family. It lead to the blacklisting of Richard Burton from British TV drama for the rest of his life.
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This was televised by the BBC in Britain (where it was made) under the title "Walk with Destiny". It was shown at the time of Sir Winston Churchill's centenary.
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