Carlisle Johnson interviews John Blundell and they discuss Margaret Thatcher's life and work. Blundell explains how he has taken interest in women who, through history, have been influential and describes what has motivated him to write about the Iron Lady. On the account of his recent book, he describes interesting facts about her life and her overall way of acting. He tells how she was brought up and what philosophical ideas led her to be one of the most important women in history. He comments on the important actions she took when she became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, in order to save her country from the prevailing chaos. Finally, Blundell announces his future literary work about influential women in modern history.
Margaret Thatcher: A Conversation about the Iron Lady John Blundell, Carlisle Johnson
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John Blundell is Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Institute of Economics Affairs (IEA). Previously, he was Director General and Ralph Harris Fellow at that institution. He headed the Press, Research and Parliamentary Liaison Office at the Federation of Small Businesses, and was a Lambeth London Borough Councillor, both in UK. He was also president of the Institute for Humane Studies, Atlas Economic Research Foundation, Charles G. Koch and Claude R. Lambe Charitable Foundations, in USA. Blundell is board member of the Institute of Economic Studies, France; and of the Mont Pelerin Society. He studied at the King's School and at the London School of Economics. He is author of the books: Waging the War of Ideas, Margaret Thatcher: A Portrait of the Iron Lady and Ladies for Liberty: Women Who Made a Difference in American History.