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George Blake - The Confession

Former Panorama reporter Tom Bower introduces the documentary he made nearly in the late 1980s about Cold War double agent George Blake.

Former Panorama reporter Tom Bower introduces the documentary he made in the late 1980s about double agent George Blake.

For 18 years, Blake served as a trusted and senior MI6 officer. But secretly, in 1952, he became a double agent, betraying MI6 operations and personnel to the KGB. Over the course of nine years, at a critical period of the Cold War, he destroyed most of MI6's activities in Eastern Europe. 'I don't know what I handed over', he admitted, 'because it was so much'.

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Mon 3 Aug 2009 15:00

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