Cambridge Spies | How Philby, Burgess, Maclean, Blunt and Cairncross were unmasked
CHANNEL | Unknown
FIRST BROADCAST | 04 April 1963
DURATION | 4 minutes 30 seconds
'The World Tonight' presenter Douglas Stuart (pictured) recalls a meeting with Kim Philby in Beirut in 1958.
Kim Philby, the so called 'third man', had been cleared by Foreign Secretary Harold Macmillan of any spying activity and was at this time working in Beirut as a correspondent for 'The Economist'. In 1962, however, evidence was to come to light that conclusively proved him a spy, and he fled to the USSR in January 1963.
Two of our diplomats are missing!
British journalist returns from meeting Burgess and Maclean in Moscow.
A meeting with a spy.
The MP Tom Driberg remembers his friendship with Guy Burgess.
Donald Maclean writes a book on British foreign policy.
Andrew Boyle, the Cambridge Spies and 'The Climate of Treason'.
'A case of political conscience against loyalty to country.'
Margaret Thatcher exposes Anthony Blunt's treachery in Parliament.
Reflections on an era of betrayal.
More allegations surface of double agents within MI5.
Another Cambridge spy speaks out.
A portrait of an unlikely spy.
A KGB agent names the Cambridge spy ring's 'fifth man'.
The 'fifth man' from the Cambridge spy ring is named.
The network the KGB dubbed the 'Magnificent Five'.
A former head of MI5 investigates the Cambridge Spies.
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