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1979-90: Prime Minister Commentary

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79 May 4 Fr Full Text Key Commentary (Ronnie Millar memoirs) General Election: “A View From The Wings” (how MT was persuaded to use St Francis’s prayer on the steps of Downing Street)
90 Aug 3 Fr Full Text Minor Commentary (Boulder Daily Camera) US: "Durgin recalls Margaret Thatcher's visit to Boulder" [2012 account of a 90 minute stop at National Center for Atmospheric Research]
85 Dec 17 Tu PDF Major Commentary (Daily Mail) Westland: “Defiant Heseltine puts job at risk” (“collision course” with MT)
85 Dec 20 Fr PDF Major Commentary (Daily Mail) Westland: “Premier orders Heseltine to shut up” (“Cabinet backs Westland rescue by US firm”)
85 Dec 31 Tu PDF Major Commentary (Daily Mail) Westland: “Heseltine is ready to quit”
88 Sep 21 We PDF Major Commentary (Daily Telegraph) Europe: “Thatcher signals fight to stop EEC superstate” (Bruges speech)
88 Sep 21 We PDF Major Commentary (Daily Telegraph) Europe: “Riding roughshod over Continental hypocrisy” (Bruce Anderson on Bruges speech)
88 Sep 22 Th PDF Major Commentary (Daily Telegraph) Europe: “Untimely offensive” (leading article on Bruges speech)
84 Feb 21 Tu PDF Major Commentary (Financial Times) MT: “Tories increasingly critical of Thatcher’s inner circle” (“backbench unease over ‘remoteness’ of Downing Street”)
84 Oct 13 Sa PDF Major Commentary (Financial Times) Brighton Bomb: (“IRA bomb kills 3 at Brighton”) [“A sombre closing of Tory ranks”]
84 Aug 26 Su PDF Minor Commentary (News of the World) Coal: "Scargill hit by an egg at demo"
84 Nov 4 Su PDF Major Commentary (News of the World) Coal: "Scargill in 'six-hour talk with Libyans" discussion of Libyan government donation to NUM
85 Dec 20 Fr PDF Major Commentary (Sun) Westland: “Has Tarzan fallen out of his tree?” (profile)
85 Dec 27 Fr PDF Major Commentary (Sun) Westland: “‘Tarzan’ swings it in war over copter firm” (MT said to be irritated at Brittan’s attitude)
85 Dec 29 Su PDF Major Commentary (Sunday Express) Westland: “Maggie fury over Heseltine” (“in a mood last night to sack him”; Gordon Reece role)
84 May 27 Su PDF Minor Commentary (Sunday Times) Coal: "Scargill: has to rest" [a horoscope for Scargill]
84 Jul 8 Su PDF Major Commentary (Sunday Times) Coal: "Scargill sticks out for total victory" [amid NCB talks, Scargill declares "we are going to win"]
84 Jul 15 Su PDF Major Commentary (Sunday Times) Coal: "What drives Arthur Scargill?" [Andrew Stephen probes Scargill's background and philosophy]
84 Aug 12 Su PDF Minor Commentary (Sunday Times) Coal: "Trials of a star-crossed trio" [horoscopes of MacGregor, Thatcher and Scargill]
84 Aug 19 Su PDF Minor Commentary (Sunday Times) Coal: "Scargill intimidates TUC - MacGregor" [NCB head says Scargill using pickets to coerce other unions]
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