by Anne Thompson
April 10, 2013 8:09 PM 5 Comments
Meryl Streep won her second Best Actress Oscar playing Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady." And April 10 another two-time Oscar winner, Labour MP Glenda Jackson ("Women in Love," "A Touch of Class") delivered a powerful anti-Thatcher diatribe in the House of Commons, holding firm against the loud protests of her more conservative colleagues.
Meryl Streep in The Iron Lady
I was moved by this forthright speech, which demonstrates yet again the force of personality and spirit required to hold your own in the British Parliament.