• 00:01    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:20    |    
  • 01:52    |    
    Margaret Thatcher's background
    • Political debates
    • Early education
    • Higher education
  • 07:48    |    
    The United Kingdom in 1979
    • Social, economic, and political achievements
    • Results to her actions
  • 14:56    |    
    Moral and political compass
  • 16:33    |    
    Anecdotes about Lady Thatcher
  • 19:28    |    
    Flaming humanism
  • 20:33    |    
    Strategic thought
  • 21:15    |    
    Transformation of the Tory Party
  • 21:49    |    
    Britain's precarious social situation
  • 24:13    |    
    Multitasking abilities
  • 25:23    |    
    Modern day Margaret Thatcher's actions
  • 26:16    |    
    Top rated Prime Ministers in England history
  • 28:09    |    
    Question and answer period
    • What was Lady Thatcher's approach to crime?
    • Where did she acquire her moral and political compass?
    • Conservative thought
    • What was Margaret Thatcher's opinion regarding the British Monarchy?
    • Do you think that Britain will see a Margaret Thatcher in the future?
    • How did she overcome the social criticism after her election?
    • Which social British characteristics enabled Margaret Thatcher to overcome criticism after her election?
    • Did she intend to sell ideas to the general public and reform specific institutions during her government?
    • How did she put an end to the situation England was living at that time?
    • How was Margaret Thatcher's vision regarding foreign policy and diplomacy?
  • 52:05    |    
    Final credits

Margaret Thatcher: A Portrait of the Iron Lady

New Media  | 02 de noviembre de 2010  | Vistas: 113

In this conference John Blundell speaks about Margaret Thatcher and her priceless contributions to England in the 21st century, and how she became the most powerful woman in the world at that time. He describes Thatcher's early beginnings and explains how she managed to overcome the difficult economic and social situation her country was facing. He elaborates on how she finally entered the political field in her country, one that was struggling in the midst of a generalized and terrible crisis, making people yearn for a strong leader, as she turned out to be. Blundell explains how she led the British to a new era through her different qualities, which ranged from her magnificent intellect to her moral and political compass, and that aimed towards a much more open and free society in many senses.


John Blundell (1952-2014) was Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Institute of…