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‘Iron Lady’ Draws Fire For Depicting Thatcher With Alzheimer’s

‘Iron Lady’ Draws Fire For Depicting Thatcher With Alzheimer’s

The Weinstein Company Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher in “The Iron Lady

Biopics often spur political controversy, but the coming film “The Iron Lady,” in which Meryl Streep stars as British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, is unusual because it’s drawing fire from both the left and the right.

Friends and supporters of Thatcher decry the depiction of the former Prime Minister, in some scenes, as an infirm elderly lady plagued by the effects of Alzheimer’s. It was disclosed

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