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  Congressional Gold Medal Recipient Sir Winston Churchill
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ContributorThomas Walker 
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DescriptionWednesday, 7 May 1969

AN ACT

To provide for the striking of medals in honor of the dedication of the Winston Churchill Memorial and Library.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a), in honor of the dedication of the Winston Churchill Memorial and Library of Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, in May 1969, the President is authorized to present in the name of the people of the United States and in the name of the Congress a gold medal with suitable emblems, devices, and inscriptions to be determined by the Fulton Area Chamber of Commerce, Incorporated, subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury. The Secretary shall cause such a medal to be struck and furnished to the President: Provided, That the Fulton Area Chamber of Commerce, Incorporated, agrees to pay, under terms considered necessary by the Secretary to protect the interests of the United States, all costs incurred in the striking of such medal.

(b) The die from which such gold medal is struck shall be marred and donated to the Winston Churchill Memorial and Library for display purposes.

SEC. 2. (a) The Secretary of the Treasury shall strike and furnish to the Fulton Area Chamber of Commerce, Incorporated, not more than one hundred thousand duplicate copies of such medal in silver and bronze (of which not more than five thousand copies shall be in silver). The medals shall be considered to be national medals within the meaning of section 3551 of the Revised Statutes (31 U.S.C. 368).

(b) The medals provided for in this section shall be made and delivered at such times as may be required by the Fulton Area Chamber of Commerce, Incorporated, in quantities of not less than two thousand, but no medals shall be made after December 31, 1969.

(c) The Secretary of the Treasury shall cause such medals to be struck and furnished at not less than the estimated cost of manufacture, including labor, materials, dies, use of machinery, and overhead expenses, and security satisfactory to the Director of the Mint shall be furnished to indemnify the United States for full payment of such costs.

83 Stat. 8-9
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