TOPICS > Politics
Newsmaker: Margaret Thatcher
February 27, 1981 at 12:00 AM EDT
5206735351Margaret Thatcher on The MacNeil/Lehrer ReportRobert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer interviewed British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher for the The MacNeil/Lehrer Report in February of 1981.1981-02-27 18:00:00disabledFjB3B9ue4Iw196125Rural North Carolina voters say their struggles are ignoredIn rural Wilkesboro, North Carolina, nearly a quarter of residents live in poverty, well above the national rate. Residents there say their needs and concerns are not being discussed in the national political dialogue, which means for some, they won’t vote at all. Lisa Desjardins reports.2016-10-20 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/carolina3-e1477007279922-320x196.jpg2365871888PubGBBka_e4196124Putting policy in context at the final presidential debateHillary Clinton and Donald Trump tackled several policy matters in the final presidential debate: abortion, nuclear weapons and immigration. Lisa Desjardins joins Hari Sreenivasan to get the facts behind what the candidates said.2016-10-20 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/RTX2PM8V-1-320x196.jpg2365871880OerfF2_MnlQ196118Here’s what the law says about challenging election resultsIf Donald Trump loses the presidential election, could he legally challenge the results? The Republican candidate continues to suggest he might not accept the outcome unless he wins. Judy Woodruff speaks with election lawyer Chris Ashby and Beverly Gage of Yale University to explore what would have to happen, and the American tradition of the peaceful transition of power.2016-10-20 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/RTX2BPDX-320x196.jpg2365871869h1l5TAJ2dMM
Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer interviewed British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher for the The MacNeil/Lehrer Report.
SUPPORT FOR PBS NEWSHOUR PROVIDED BY