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- Me and Mrs T 18 April, 2013A former dock worker, 60-ish, ruddy-cheeked, and too big for the bar stool in this central Liverpool pub. Not somebody I’d expect to find channelling my thoughts. But yesterday, we were in tune on Margaret Thatcher. This past week and a half, I have avoided almost every word written about her. I have turned the pages of the newspapers unread, ignored the radio and television programmes, written nothing, and commented only once. (I was caught off guard when CBC Montreal called in the middle of lunch, broke the news of the former Prime Minister's death, and put me straight on…
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Claire Bolderson is a news journalist and documentary maker with more than 25 years experience travelling the world for the BBC. She was presenter of Newshour on the BBC World Service and of Radio 4′s The World Tonight.
Claire was Indonesia Correspondent for the BBC and Financial Times and then BBC Washington Correspondent, developing a specialty in covering US politics and society.
Based in London, Claire is now writing and blogging, mostly about the UK. As Governor of a local Primary School she has a particular interest in Education. She is also using her extensive experience as a public speaker and host of live events [...]
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