Life Begins at 65

Though she no longer commands the spotlight at 10 Downing Street, Margaret Thatcher expects to remain visible on the world stage for years to come. "Life begins at 65, and I shall be working for the future," said Thatcher, who will continue to represent her London constituency of Finchley.

Among the options Thatcher is considering are accepting invitations to lecture in the U.S., Europe and Japan; writing her memoirs; and founding her own political think tank. A Thatcher foundation would not lack funds, since her memoirs could fetch as much as $8 million, plus an additional $2 million for serialization rights....

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