Claire Berlinski

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Commentary / World Dec 30, 2011

Things the telly didn't tell you about Thatcher

Britain in the early 1970s was decayed, ungovernable and globally irrelevant, done in by the cumulative effect of postwar socialist reforms. Margaret Thatcher, who came to power as the nation's first female prime minister in 1979, returned Britain to the realm of the great powers. ...