Articles tagged margaret thatcher:

Interviews With Margaret Thatcher 1991-2013

  • 21 Jan 2019

Further collections of interview with Margaret Thatcher be found here 1960-79, 1979-90 KERA Interview with Lee Cullum (1991) Breakfast With Frost (17 October 1993) C-Span Interview about the Downing Street Years (1993) CNN - Views on the Internet ...

Interviews with Margaret Thatcher 1960-79

  • 21 Jan 2019

Further collections of interview with Margaret Thatcher be found here 1979-90, 1991-2013 Interviewed after her Maiden Speech, (6 February 1960) Any Questions (1960) Clips from Thames TV Interviews with MT (1971-77) Today with Eamonn Andrews (January 197...

Interviews with Margaret Thatcher 1979-90

  • 21 Jan 2019

Further collections of interview with Margaret Thatcher be found here 1960-79, 1991-2013 The MacNeil/Lehrer Report (PBS, 20 February 1981) TV Eye with Llew Gardener (ITV, June 1982)     Nationwide, June 1983 Behind the Scenes Before a Robin Day In...

Margaret Thatcher Profiles, Documentaries & Tribute Videos

  • 21 Jan 2019

As part of the development of this site I'm going to create an extensive Resource Centre section later this year. I started it with a post last week collating together all of Michael Cockerell's documentaries, and this week I'm continuing that with collections of Margaret That...

Margaret Thatcher Party Conference Speeches

  • 19 Jan 2019

1968 (?) 1980 - Margaret Thatcher deals with a heckler 1981 1982 (Six parts) 1983 Conservative Youth Rally, Wembley (June) (4 parts) 1983, Blackpool 1984, Brighton 1987

A Tribute to President George H W Bush

  • 1 Dec 2018

It was sad to learn of the death of President George H W Bush this morning, but what a life he had led. I never felt he got the recognition he deserved while alive, so let’s hope that’s corrected in the many obituaries which will appear over the next few hours and days. The...

What Really Happened At Margaret Thatcher's Final Cabinet Meeting

  • 19 Apr 2018

Some time ago, back in 2006, I had intended to write a book about the month leading up to Margaret Thatcher’s fall from power. Part of the incentive to do so was that there seemed to be so many conflicting accounts of what actually happened. I knew I would be able to get acces...

New Statesman Diary August 12 2010

  • 12 Aug 2010

Gordon Henderson, the Tory MP who represents the good burghers of Sittingbourne and Sheppey, must have a political death wish. Having been asked in a ConservativeHome survey which non-Tory politician he most admires, he replied "Nigel Farage" - possibly the answer most likely ...

Visiting Number Ten After 27 Years

  • 16 Jun 2010

Tonight I am going to a reception at Number Ten. It will be the first time I will have been there to a social event since I was a mere political stripling at the age of 20, in January 1983. And that was quite a memorable evening. Margaret Thatcher had invited all the differ...

Twenty Great Things About the 1980s

  • 3 Apr 2010

1. Margaret Thatcher. 2. Labour couldn't win an election. 3. Putting the Unions back in their box. 4. Enabling millions of people to buy shares for the first time. 5. A-ha & Alphaville. 6. Audi Quattros. 7. Ejecting the Argentinians from the Falklands. ...