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1979-90: Prime Minister Commentary

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Date Type Value Author/Source Title
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]
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 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
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]
86 Nov 16 Su Full Text Major Commentary (Sunday Times) Cold War: "Thatcher wins Reagan pledge to sell Trident" (Camp David meeting)
89 Nov 26 Su Full Text Major Commentary (Sunday Times) Cold War: "Thatcher stands firm on boat people" (MT & Bush reported clash at Camp David)
90 Aug 5 Su Full Text Major Commentary (Sunday Times) Gulf War: "Rape of the Gulf" ( Insight account of Iraqi invasion of Kuwait)
84 Oct 3 We PDF Major Commentary (The Daily Mirror) Coal: "Scargill defiant on jail threat" [Scargill promises to ignore contempt writ]
84 Sep 9 Su PDF Major Commentary (The News of the World) Coal: "David Owen: We cannot cave in to Scargill"
82 Sep 26 Su PDF Minor Commentary (The Observer) China: Clive James articles ("Mrs T. in China") [account of MT's visits to China & Hong Kong]
81 Mar 13 Fr PDF Major Commentary (The Sun) Budget: "'Cabinet Men Warn on Budget" (7 rebel ministers) [Whitelaw, Carrington, Pym, Prior, Walker, Gilmour & Soames]
84 Oct 21 Su PDF Minor Commentary (The Sunday Telegraph) Coal: "Cat food for Scargill" [tin of cat food thrown at Scargill in Sunderland]
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