Photo release: Margaret Thatcher Houston G-7 summit photos

PHOTO RELEASE

David Ruth
713-348-6327
david@rice.edu

Margaret Thatcher Houston G-7 summit photos at Rice University

HOUSTON – (April 8, 2013) – In July of 1990, the United States hosted the Group of Seven (G7) countries’ summit on the campus of Rice University. Below are a couple of photos with then-British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Thatcher passed away today at the age of 87.

Rice University political scientist Ric Stoll was on campus the week of the summit and can comment on the meeting and the passing of Thatcher.

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Caption: Margaret Thatcher arriving at Rice University
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Caption: G7 members meeting in the Founders Room at Rice University
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Caption: G7 members walk through the Sallyport of Lovett Hall at Rice University
Credit: Rice University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Caption: G7 members walking on the “inner loop” at Rice University
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Factoid: There is a memorial of the G7 summit on the grounds of Rice University near Herring Hall. Seven stone blocks represent the seven nations that participated in the meetings.

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About David Ruth

David Ruth is director of national media relations in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.