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Notes - Secret, Never to be Told by A.J. Hall

Harold Macmillan visited Moscow in March 1959. It was noted that the audience for the Bolshoi during the visit included, according to Time Magazine’s 9th March article on the visit, at least three men wearing OE ties; Macmillan himself, one of the Foreign Office officials accompanying the PM’s party and Guy Burgess.

“Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.” Benjamin Franklin, attrib.

I have – I think permissibly within the rules of Forest time – accelerated by a few months the election of Jeremy Thorpe as MP for North Devon.