BRITAIN: The Lady Is a Champ

Maggie Thatcher is a wow in Washington and New York

When the two first met in 1977, Jimmy Carter and Margaret Thatcher did not particularly take to each other. But much has happened to both since that first frosty encounter. Last week, as Britain's Prime Minister made her first official visit to the U.S., the two stood side by side on the White House lawn beaming with a newfound, very special relationship. On Carter's part, it was first of all sheer gratitude for the most forthright, unequivocal support he has received from any ally;...

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