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Newsmaker: Margaret Thatcher
February 27, 1981 at 12:00 AM EST
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 18:00:00disabledFjB3B9ue4Iwtrue127739Will leadership shakeup help Takata tackle safety concerns?More than 24 million vehicles have been recalled in the U.S. and around the world this year due to a defect in airbags manufactured by Takata. The Japanese company has resisted calls to do more, and today its president stepped down. Hari Sreenivasan learns more from David Shepardson of The Detroit News.2014-12-24 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/DEADLY-AIR-BAGS-monitor-air-bag-320x196.jpg2365392920I8L4BGWpRUg127436False Claims Act: Whistleblower boost or fraud deterrent?Last year alone, the federal government and its whistleblowers -- people incentivized by the False Claims Act to expose fraud in companies that work with the government -- recovered nearly $6 billion in lawsuits that exposed wrongdoing. But some question whether the False Claims Act actually prevents fraud or merely incentivizes people with potential reward money. NewsHour's Rick Karr reports.2014-12-21 15:04:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/whistleblowers-320x196.jpg2365391225XuJpnC_McwQ127372Obama goes his own way in final years in officePresident Obama, in an apparently unprecedented step, only took questions from female reporters during a news conference Friday. It might be a very small example of how the president, often criticized for his caution, is now doing things his own way. Peter Baker of the New York Times joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington, D.C. with more on Obama's final term strategy. 2014-12-20 06:25 pmhttp://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/ObamaDec2014-320x196.jpgoJafudmzKNg
Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer interviewed British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher for the The MacNeil/Lehrer Report.
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