Thatcher: A Very British Revolution

Thatcher: A Very British Revolution

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A look at the political career of Margaret Thatcher, from her early days as Education Secretary, to Leader of Opposition and finally to Prime Minister. Thatcher's inner circle discuss how she managed to overcome her outsider status to become a key political figure in Britain, at a time of great social and economic upheaval. However, Thatcher's premiership was marred by a series of controversial policies, that often put her at odds with large swathes of the public, and even with members of her own party. Featuring interviews with the surviving members of her first cabinet, John Nott, Michael Heseltine, Norman Fowler and David Howell.