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Thatcher: Paradoxes of secrecy

By Padraig Reidy / 9 April 2013


In this Index on Censorship magazine article from 1988, investigative reporter Duncan Campbell claimed that former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who died this week, was “utterly disdainful of press freedom and open government”

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Paradoxes of secrecy – free speech in the Thatcher years

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About Padraig Reidy

Padraig Reidy is the editor of Little Atoms and a columnist for Index on Censorship. He has also written for The Observer, The Guardian, and The Irish Times.


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