Margaret Thatcher: From MP to PM | Mrs Thatcher's journey from Finchley to Downing Street
Margaret Thatcher is the longest-serving Prime Minister of the 20th Century and has left a lasting legacy. This collection tracks her rise from backbench MP in 1959 to Prime Minister in 1979.
The programmes, news items and documents illustrate her image transformation from suburban housewife to strong leader on the global stage. The collection focuses on the significance of Thatcher becoming one of the most powerful women in the world during the 1970s.
An early and witty performance by Margaret Thatcher on this political panel show.
The first profile of Margaret Thatcher as Minister for Education.
Nice hats - the truth behind the 'Tory lady' stereotype.
How important are cosmetics to women in public life?
An exploration of the experiences of women in domestic politics.
School children interrogate Margaret Thatcher.
Anthony King talks politics, history and poetry with Margaret Thatcher.
The battle for leadership intensifies as the party prepares for a second ballot.
Margaret Thatcher's first interview after becoming Conservative Party leader.
The launch of the Conservative manifesto for the 1979 general election.
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