Speeches, etc.

Margaret Thatcher

Statement on the death of Bill Deedes (“a dear friend”)

Document type: Speeches, interviews, etc.
Source: Thatcher Archive
Editorial comments:
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 43 words
Themes: Autobiography (marriage & children), Conservative Party (history), Media

Bill was a dear friend who will be greatly missed.

He had a uniquely distinguished career in politics and journalism. He managed to appeal to new generations just as effectively as he did to earlier ones.

I am deeply sorry at his passing.