Margaret Thatcher in 1983
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Election Snapshots: Margaret Thatcher

Through the stories behind five iconic images, BBC Radio 4 reveals how running for office at a General Election has changed in Britain since 1945.

Election Snapshots brings photographers and political insiders together to chart how election campaigning has developed and changed in the past 70 years.

Lord Bell, communications adviser to Lady Thatcher and Herbie Knott, photographer, discuss this image of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher from election night 1983.

  • 16 Apr 2015