[final words of series
The 70s had made Britain a far more tolerant and open-minded country, but also one that had fallen in love with money. Margaret Thatcher was astute enough to understand this, and that meant she reaped the political rewards. Of course nobody in 1979 thought that Margaret Thatcher would still be there eleven years later. And today we remember her as the prime minister who changed everything, for good or ill. But the reason she got there in the first place was that, more ...