Listening to the 18-minute musical monologue has been a Thanksgiving tradition among folk music fans for decades.
Margaret Thatcher’s funeral is Wednesday at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London.
In the same way that the former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev became wildly popular in the West, Margaret Thatcher was very much the pin-up politician of the East.
Even in the USSR, a country she had once described as bent on world dominance, there were many who admired Britain’s ‘Iron Lady’.
In 1987, Thatcher was given a rare opportunity to appear on Soviet television – and, as the BBC’s Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg recalls, the interview Thatcher gave sent shock waves through the Soviet Union.
Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.