Margaret Thatcher - Irish hunger strike; Falklands War; sold council housing to tenants; miners' strike 1984–85; privatisation of many previously government-owned industries; decreased the power of trade unions; negotiation of the UK rebate towards the European Community budget; Brighton hotel bombing; Sino-British Joint Declaration; Anglo-Irish Agreement; Westland Affair; abolition of GLC; Section 28; the "Poll tax" and Poll Tax Riots; Lockerbie bombing; end of the Cold War; Gulf War.
The Iron Lady , starring Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Richard E. Grant, Susan Brown. An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene. #Biography #Drama #History
Described as “unexpectedly sparkling, riveting and fresh” by one reviewer, this biography of Thatcher, released the year of her death, had unprecedented access to her papers, letters and family, offering the most detailed portrait of the Iron Lady and how she came to be a woman leading Britain in a man’s world.