Mrs. Thatcher, who died on April 8 of 2013 in London, was our hero and annual dinner speaker in 1997. Our young intern, Jeff O’Brien, was lucky enough to meet her (here and in DC). Rest in Peace, Mrs. Thatcher!

The Year I Met Margaret Thatcher…Twice (RIP, Mrs. Thatcher) by Jeffrey C. O’Brien – American Experiment

Back in 1997, I was working as an intern at a Twin Cities public policy organization, Center of the American Experiment. Lady Thatcher was scheduled to keynote the Center’s annual dinner in May 1997 and I was going to be one of the fortunate folks that was going to assist with the event and, since…