Margaret Thatcher: From MP to PM | Mrs Thatcher's journey from Finchley to Downing Street
CHANNEL | Radio 4
FIRST BROADCAST | 27 August 1971
DURATION | 4 minutes 39 seconds
In this surviving excerpt from an edition of the documentary series 'Analysis', Sue MacGregor investigates why women feel they have to use cosmetics. Margaret Thatcher is interviewed about the details of her skin-care regime and reveals the problems she has finding the right powder and the pressure she feels to ensure that her make-up always looks fresh.
Margaret Thatcher was always very image conscious. After she won the leadership contest in the Conservative Party, Gordon Reece, a former television producer and media consultant, advised her on changing and softening her image.
An early and witty performance by Margaret Thatcher on this political panel show.
The first profile of Margaret Thatcher as Minister for Education.
Why Margaret Thatcher was dubbed 'Thatcher, Thatcher Milk Snatcher'.
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.
'Do you think the country is ready for a woman Prime Minister?'
The battle for leadership intensifies as the party prepares for a second ballot.
Margaret Thatcher's first interview after becoming Conservative Party leader.
Margaret Thatcher outlines her policies for running the country.
The launch of the Conservative manifesto for the 1979 general election.
Who will win? The eve of the general election in 1979.
Margaret Thatcher has an overall majority in Parliament.
The results come in from Margaret Thatcher's Finchley constituency.
'Where there is discord, may we bring harmony': Margaret Thatcher becomes Prime Minister.
A letter asking Margaret Thatcher to take part in a radio programme.
A memo to the producer of 'Any Questions?' about Margaret Thatcher.
Production notes from an interview with Margaret Thatcher on 'Woman's Hour'.
Production notes from a discussion about punishment of offenders with Margaret Thatcher.
A memo on the suitability of Margaret Thatcher for television appearances.
Nicholas Harman outlines plans for a profile of Margaret Thatcher on 'Panorama'.
The Controller of Educational Broadcasting gives a rundown of Margaret Thatcher's interests in the BBC.
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