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AU guest speaker to talk about longtime friend Margaret Thatcher

John Blundell, long-time economic adviser and friend of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, will be presenting a lecture "Margaret Thatcher in Film and Life" on Alfred University’s campus at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 28 in Howell Hall.

The talk is sponsored by the University’s Provost’s Office and is open to the public free of charge.

Blundell is the director general of the London-based Institute of Economic Affairs and vice president of the Mont Pelerin Society.

Author of "Margaret Thatcher: A Portrait of the Iron Lady," and most recently "Ladies for Liberty: Twenty Women Who Changed American History," Blundell has been president of several major policy foundations in England and America.

He is also a board member of the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University, Fairfax, Va. And of the Institute of Economic Studies, Paris.