Wednesday, April 10, 2013

When Thatcher met the Iron Lady

Margaret Thatcher wasn't always nicknamed "the Iron Lady". That term was originally used for another female Prime Minister, Golda Meir of Israel.

Here are the two meeting in 1976:

Monday, April 08, 2013

Margaret Thatcher 1925-2013

Can Britain be governed?

Nearly forty years ago this country faced a succession of crises that left many asking the above question. A large part of the political class lost its nerve.

But one leader did not. She firmly believe that the country could be governed and set out to prove it. By the mid 1980s few asked the question again.

Margaret Thatcher transformed her party, her country and the world like few others. Her legacy is all around us.


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