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Britain’s Iron Lady Remembered Margaret Thatcher: 1925 - 2013 永遠的「鐵娘子」佘契爾夫人
CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, CNN ANCHOR The death of Margaret Thatcher has inspired tributes like “towering,” “historic,” “one of the most important political leaders of the 20th century.”
She was more than a match for—and an ally of—Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev. Together, the three ended the Cold War. But Henry Kissinger credits Thatcher with being the visionary, the first to see that Gorbachev was a different kind of Soviet leader.
The country she led was known as Thatcher’s Britain, and that’s how her era is still remembered. Among the many words of remembrance from President Obama, who said that she would always be an inspiration to women, including his own daughters, as the woman who became the first female leader of a major Western democracy.
But she was fond of making fun of herself, as she did upon her election in 1979.