How Margaret Thatcher beat impossible odds to become the Iron Lady

June 9th, 2008 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI  

London, June 9 (ANI): A new TV programme on Margaret Thatcher is revealing just what hurdles she had to overcome to become Britains greatest post-war Prime Minister.

Michael Cockerells BBC4 documentary The Making Of The Iron Lady shows how Thatcher endured a decade-long slog battling against Fifties establishment sexism and snobbery.

It also reveals how she almost quit politics before she even reached Westminster.

And while the battle was hard when she was a single woman, it became all the more so when she married and had twins in 1953, reports the Daily Express.

Lady Thatcher wrote in her memoirs The Path To Power: Gett

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