How Margaret Thatcher Changed The World


Steven Erlanger, Paris bureau chief, New York Times
Simon Schama, professor of art history and history, Columbia University
Simon Winchester, author, The Professor and the Madman
Amanda Foreman, author, A World on Fire: An Epic History of Two Nations Divided

Britain's first female prime minister, Margaret Thatcher, died Monday following a stroke at the age of 87. Thatcher served for 11 years and was a highly divisive leader. She is remembered for implementing sweeping reforms of Britain's economy and for her key role in the demise of the Soviet Union.



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