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When Margaret Thatcher Came to Power

Britain's first female PM, prisoners on the high seas in WW2, The Children's Crusade in Alabama, the origin of the Royal Shakespeare Company and the story behind Takeshi's Castle

Working for Britain's first female PM, the rare story of prisoners on the high seas in WW2, plus the Children's Crusade for civil right in 60s Alabama, the origin of the Royal Shakespeare Company and the story behind the Japanese TV hit, Takeshi's Castle.
Photo: British Conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, with husband Denis on May 4th 1979. (Credit: John Minihan/Evening Standard/Getty Images)

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Sun 6 May 2018 23:06GMT

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