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British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher turns to look at the crush of photographers in the Oval Office as President Reagan laughs during a photo session at the White House in Washington in this February 20, 1985 file photo. (AP Photo/Scott Applewhite, File)


Maggie’s Straight-Talking Diplomacy

Maggie’s Straight-Talking Diplomacy

More than 20 years after her resignation, the late British prime minister Margaret Thatcher remains a global brand. A memorable line from her 1980 Conservative Party conference speech, “The lady’s not for turning,” became her sales pitch. Like the marketing slogans...
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An effigy of late British former prime minister Margaret Thatcher is carried during an anti-Thatcher party celebrating her death in Trafalgar Square in central London on April 13, 2013. Source: AFP Photo/Ben Stansall


Hundreds Celebrate Thatcher’s Death in London

Hundreds Celebrate Thatcher’s Death in London

London, Reuters—Several hundred people turned up for a “party” in central London on Saturday to celebrate the death of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher as a mass protest predicted by some failed to materialize. The British capital’s mayor had warned of...
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In this June 23, 1982 file photo, Britain’s Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher gestures with her pen as she answers a reporters question during a news conference at the United Nations. (AP Photo/File)


Leaders Who Swim Against the Tide

Leaders Who Swim Against the Tide

“A voice in the desert!” was the phrase that came to mind after I interviewed Margaret Thatcher in Tehran in April 1978. The new leader of the British Conservative Party was visiting as part of a foreign policy exploratory tour that included Washington, Paris and...