TITLE

The iron lady falls

AUTHOR(S)
Watson, R.; Pedersen, D.
PUB. DATE
December 1990
SOURCE
Newsweek;12/3/1990, Vol. 116 Issue 23, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the end of an era in Britain as the longest-running administration in modern British history came suddenly to an end last week when Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher resigned as leader of the ruling Conservative Party. Always controversial, she stood for market values and hardline foreign policies. Examines events leading to her political rise and fall. INSET: Complex rules, unpredictable outcome (the process of selecting....
ACCESSION #
9012030823

 

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