Wednesday, February 29
Segment A: The Iron Lady
Called the “the most admired, most hated, most idolized and most vilified public figure of the second half of the twentieth century,” Margaret Thatcher still evokes strong emotions in the political realm. On today’s first segment, we’ll talk with Thatcher’s biographer, John Campbell, about the legacy of The Iron Lady.
John Campbell, author of “The Iron Lady: Margaret Thatcher, from Grocer’s Daughter to Prime Minister”
Segment B: A Political Woman
We’ll take a look at the challenges women face as they contemplate running for political office. We’ll talk with former female candidates about their experiences and learn how the major political parties are encouraging women to join their elected ranks.