Detail from Margaret Thatcher's newly-published papers
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Margaret Thatcher papers over Falklands published

Margaret Thatcher's anxiety over going to war in the Falkland Islands has been revealed in newly-released papers from her personal archive.

The letters and notes also describe a behind the scenes split in her party over the conflict.

The papers are among thousands of documents from 1982 being released from Mrs Thatcher's private archive, held at Churchill College Cambridge.

Bridgett Kendall reports.

  • 22 Mar 2013
  • From the section UK
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