Rev. Dr. Diane M. Baldwin
Woodhaven Presbyterian Church
August 17, 2014 – 10th Sunday after Pentecost
How many of you know who and what the “Big Four” are? I’ll give you a couple of clues. It’s not a new college football conference. It’s not another name for the “Rat Pack.” It’s not the gospels. It’s not the largest accounting firms. What and who are they? The Big Four refers to the top Allied leaders who met at the Paris peace conference in January 1919, following World War I. They are also known as the “Council of Four” and was composed of Woodrow Wilson of the United States, David Lord George of Britain, Vittorio Orlando of Italy, and George Clemenceau of France. While the Allies at the Paris peace conference made up more than twenty nations, the Big Four entered Versailles and were the decision makers.
(…excerpt from podcast)