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Margaret Thatcher - 11-Minute Standing Ovation

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Closing the 1987 Conservative Party conference in Blackpool, Margaret Thatcher received an eleven-minute standing ovation following her speech.  She led her party to a third victory in the national elections thereafter.

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Photo of Margaret Thatcher at the 1987 conference in Blackpool, online courtesy Margaret Thatcher Foundation.

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