[Milton-L] Guardian Article on MI5 and Christopher Hill among others

John Geraghty johnegeraghty at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 24 13:12:09 EDT 2014


Just in case anyone missed this, there is the following  article form October 23rd in the The Guardian
"MI5 spied on leading British historians for decades, secret files revealEric Hobsbawm and Christopher Hill had phones tapped, correspondence intercepted and friends and wives monitored"
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/24/mi5-spied-historians-eric-hobsbawm-christopher-hill-secret-files
One passage of note:In 1953, MI5 described Hill as a “popular history don at Balliol … a Marxist and Communist party member”. It added, apparently with relief: “He does not, however, engage in Soviet studies. His period is the seventeenth century.”-John


 		 	   		  
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