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On This Day — Thatcher Names Blunt as “The Fourth Man” (November 16 1979)

“I believe Thatcher did it because she didn’t see why the system should cover things up. This was early in her prime ministership. I think she wanted to tell the civil service that the politicians decide policy, not the system. She … Continue reading

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On This Day — Thatcher Names Blunt as “The Fourth Man” (November 16 1979) [2021]

“I believe Thatcher did it because she didn’t see why the system should cover things up. This was early in her prime ministership. I think she wanted to tell the civil service that the politicians decide policy, not the system. She … Continue reading

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On This Day — Thatcher Names Blunt as “The Fourth Man” (November 16 1979) [2020]

“I believe Thatcher did it because she didn’t see why the system should cover things up. This was early in her prime ministership. I think she wanted to tell the civil service that the politicians decide policy, not the system. She … Continue reading

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40 Years Ago — Thatcher Names Blunt as “The Fourth Man” (November 16 1979)

“I believe she [Thatcher] did it because she didn’t see why the system should cover things up. This was early in her prime ministership. I think she wanted to tell the civil service that the politicians decide policy, not the system. … Continue reading

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