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Mrs Thatcher

Panorama features Nicholas Harman's film profile of Margaret Thatcher, Minister of State for Education, and a report on Zambia.

Amid the controversy over new policies for comprehensive schools, Panorama follows Margaret Thatcher during an average day as Minister of State for Education. The programme includes footage of Thatcher at her homes in Kent and Chelsea, a visit to Highbury Grove Comprehensive School in Islington and an extensive interview.

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20 minutes

Last on

Mon 27 Jul 1970 20:00

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Margaret Thatcher: From MP to PM Collection

Margaret Thatcher arrives at Downing St, 1979

Clips from this programme are part of the Margaret Thatcher: From MP to PM Collection