In ordinary times, the case would have rated a quiet police investigation, some chatter at cocktail parties, perhaps a feature article in the more lurid Sunday supplements. But when two middle-drawer British foreign-service men disappeared during a trip to the continent last month, the usually stolid British Foreign Office acted in a way the British call "hysterical" if displayed by Americans. Police on two continents, including Scotland Yard, launched a gigantic man hunt for Donald Duart MacLean and Guy Francis de Moncy Burgess. Everyone recalled the case of Atom Spy Klaus Fuchs...

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