Margaret Thatcher through the years
April 8th, 2013
03:54 PM ET
2 years ago

Reagan and Thatcher: 'Political soulmates'

Washington (CNN) – Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and former President Ronald Reagan were, in the words of one close aide, "political soul mates."

Reagan, who was elected a year after Thatcher assumed office in 1979, found in her a fresh, conservative voice who he could align with on many international issues. And in nearly a decade of working together, she found in him a personal friend and an equal on the global stage.

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  1. freedom

    @anonymous

    Absolutely these were the golden years. I guess your interpretation of good policy are walls going up – not coming down? Remember the Berlin Wall? Those years even look more golden compared to the dismal, destructive policies of the Obama administration we're suffering through now.

    April 8, 2013 04:46 pm at 4:46 pm |