Liberty, Leadership, and the Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher


This conference brought together a group of professional women and considered liberal political principles and leadership in modern society through selected readings by and about Margaret Thatcher.


Conference Readings

Finchley Times Newspaper. “"Mrs. Thatcher Captures Tories" & "Mrs. M. H. Thatcher Adopted By Conservatives" [August 8 & August 1, 1958] .” Margaret Thatcher Foundation website. http://www.margaretthatcher.org/document/100941 (Accessed 08-13-2013).

Moore, Charles. Margaret Thatcher, the Authorized Biography: From Grantham to the Falklands. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.

Thatcher, Margaret. “Speech to Glasgow Conservatives.” City Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, January 19, 1979.

Thatcher, Margaret. “Speech to Conservative Party Conference (’the lady’s not for turning’).” Brighton, United Kingdom, October 10, 1980.

Thatcher, Margaret. “Prime Minister’s Question Time (PMQs) [MPs question the Prime Minister weekly when the Commons is sitting].” House of Commons, London, April 19, 1983.

Thatcher, Margaret. “Speech to General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.” Assembly Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, May 21, 1988.

Thatcher, Margaret. “Speech to the Conservative Rally at Cheltenham.” Cheltenham Racecourse, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, July 3, 1982.

Thatcher, Margaret. “Speech to the College of Europe (The Bruges Speech).” Bruges Belfrey, Bruges, Belgium, September 20, 1988.

Thatcher, Margaret. The Downing Street Years. New York: Harper Collins, 1993.

Thatcher, Margaret. “House of Commons Statement on the Rome European Council [No-No-No!].” House of Commons, United Kingdom, October 30, 1990.

Thatcher, Margaret. “Finding Time.” Onward, a magazine published for Young Conservatives 7, no. 2 (April 1954): 1-3.

Thatcher, Margaret. “Maiden Speech on Public Bodies Bill (Admission of the Press to Meetings) .” House of Commons HC S 2R, London, United Kingdom, February 5, 1960.

Yorkshire Post Newspaper. “Interview of Margaret Thatcher and Harvie Anderson [November 24, 1959] .” Margaret Thatcher Foundation website. http://www.margaretthatcher.org/document/100946 (Accessed 08-13-2013).