Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (L) smiles as she chats with US President George Bush 07 March 1991 in the White House Oval Office in Washington before receiving the medal of Freedom in an East Room ceremony. The medal of Freedom is the highest civilian honor bestowed in the United . (Credit: Luke Frazza/AFP/Getty Images)
As the world reacts to the death of Margaret Thatcher, former president George H.W. Bush has released his thoughts on the first female prime minister of Great Britain.