World: The Communist in M.I. 6

When Communist Spies Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean escaped to Moscow in 1951 just before British intelligence moved in on them, the big question was who had tipped them off that they had been discovered. The finger of suspicion pointed at Harold A.R. Philby, an officer of Britain's M.I. 6 itself, but Philby was defended in Parliament by Foreign Secretary Harold Macmillan and managed to survive two investigations—before himself fleeing to Moscow from Beirut in 1963. Still,"the public never learned just how big a spy "Kim" Philby really was. Last week two London...

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