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Margaret Thatcher and the 1984 Coal Strikes

Charles Moore - authorized biographer of Margaret Thatcher - discusses the coal strikes of 1984 in this video clip. 

What was the Prime Minister's relationship with Arthur Scargill, leader of the National Union of Mineworkers?  What was her stance on the plight of the miners themselves?


Media Credits

Clip of Charles Moore interview with Peter Robinson for "Uncommon Knowledge," sponsored by the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. 

Copyright "Uncommon Knowledge," all rights reserved.  Clip online via Uncommon Knowledge channel at YouTube.  Clip provided here as fair use for educational purposes.

 

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