Margaret Thatcher, RIP. Here's What She Was About

The first female prime minister of Britain and a woman with a checkered, controversial legacy, Margaret Thatcher has died at 87, after a stroke.

For those of us who only know her through some distant headlines, an Oscar-grabbing Meryl Streep performance, and a few cutting lyrics in Billy Elliot, here's the rundown.

Learn your Thatcherism, kids.

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