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Coverage of Margaret Thatcher's death

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First broadcast:
Saturday 13 April 2013

We explore how the World Service reacted to the death of the former British Prime Minster Margaret Thatcher, with the help of Andrew Whitehead, Editor of BBC World Service News, who produced an obituary programme about her. We also look at her international reputation and ask if the word "controversial" is applicable in describing her.

(Image: Aportrait of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher is displayed next to a condolence book. Credit: PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)


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