TITLE

The Tories' Big Gamble

AUTHOR(S)
Lejeune, Anthony
PUB. DATE
March 1975
SOURCE
National Review;3/28/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p338
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author comments on Margaret Thatcher's winning of the leadership of the Conservative Party in Great Britain. He claims that Thatcher is the first woman who become leader of any political party in developed countries. He provides a brief background on the career and performance of Thatcher as Minister of Education.
ACCESSION #
6047662

 

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