The World: Thatcher: We Shall Win'

While James Callaghan was making his plea to the trades unions for moderation, Tory Leader Margaret Thatcher was flying off for an eight-day visit to the U.S. Buoyed by recent by-election triumphs and polls showing her party well ahead of Labor, Mrs. Thatcher is confident that she will soon become Britain's first woman Prime Minister. Partly because of a casual commitment made on his visit to Britain last May, Jimmy Carter is making an exception in her case to a new White House practice that opposition leaders are received by the Vice President. While in Manhattan last week, she discussed some...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!