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Falklands: Sir Robert Armstrong record of conversation (Armstrong-Director-General of the BBC) [Trethowan denied Armstrong charge of "shocking irresponsibility" re: Falklands Special programme; Armstrong insisted the programme jeopardised intelligence sources] [declassified Oct 2019]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: DEFE23/231 f97
Editorial comments:

Date guessed as Friday 23 July, since the letter dated 28 July places the conversation simply as having happened "last week". Read other documents selected from this file.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 1p
Themes: Foreign policy (Americas excluding USA), Media, Defence (Falklands), Security services & intelligence, Executive