With the death of Lady Margaret Thatcher the world has lost a great champion of human liberty. Along with U.S. President Ronald Reagan, Pope John Paul II, and Poland’s Solidarity leader Lech Walesa, Lady Thatcher is rightfully credited with helping defeat Soviet Communism and ending the Cold War.
Video of Lady Thatcher in Poland 1988:
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There is little doubt Margaret Thatcher was among the greatest political leaders of the 20th century. England and the world are more just places due to her courageous example.
At Pioneer Institute, her life, good works, and friendship had a profound influence on our founder Lovett C. Peters.