Britain: Delayed Shock

New clues, tighter security

Two days earlier, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher had narrowly escaped death when an Irish Republican Army bomb exploded in her hotel at the seaside resort of Brighton, killing four people and injuring 32. On Sunday, the day after her 59th birthday, the Prime Minister attended morning services at the village church of St. Peter and St. Paul near her official country residence, Chequers. She left the services visibly moved. "It was a lovely morning — we have not had many lovely days," she said later. "The sun was coming...

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