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April 30, 2004

CASTING OF THE IRON LADY
Vernon Bogdanor reviews volume two of John Campbell's biography of Margaret Thatcher.

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Brian Fagan on the threat of a new ice age Books focus: Science journals and anthropology.

COMING SOON... Niall Ferguson on why America is the most powerful empire the world has ever seen.

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