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A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby And The Great Betrayal

Audio from Ben Macintyre’s talk at Chalke Valley History Festival on Sunday, 29th June 2014.

With access to newly released MI5 files, Ben Macintyre unlocks perhaps the last great secret of the Cold War. A story of intimate duplicity, loyalty, trust and treachery about the most notorious British defector and mole in history, Kim Philby is revealed as agent, double agent, traitor and enigma, and betrayer of secret Allied operations to the Russians.