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1982 Jul 3 Sa
Margaret Thatcher

Speech to Conservative Rally at Cheltenham [audio extract]

Document type: Multimedia
Document kind: Speech
Venue: Cheltenham Race Course
Source: BBC Sound Archive: DD04625056
Journalist: -
Editorial comments: Embargoed until 1430. Unfortunately the extract does not include the famous peroration beginning “We have ceased to be a nation in retreat”. Read the full text here.
Importance ranking: Key
Word count: -
Themes: Conservatism, Defence (Falklands War, 1982), Transport, Strikes & other union action, Famous statements by MT