Charles Moore discusses Margaret Thatcher’s early life, rise to power, and first years as prime minister, and the ways she transformed Britain and the world in the late 20th century. Margaret Thatcher: From Grantham to the Falklands is the first volume of Charles Moore’s authorized biography, and sheds new light on the spectrum of British political life from Thatcher’s entry into Parliament in 1959 to what was arguably the zenith of her power—victory in the Falklands in 1982.
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Barrett McGurn opens the meeting with club news.
McGurn introduces Charles Moore as the first speaker by relating a story related to a misrepresentation of his work in Time Magazine, McGurn ...