What’s the Context? Sentencing of atomic spy Klaus Fuchs, 1 March 1950
Posted by: Gill Bennett, Posted on: - Categories: Foreign affairs and diplomacy, Foreign Office Historians, What's the context? series
The conviction of atomic scientist Klaus Fuchs on 1 March 1950 for spying for the Soviet Union put a strain on Anglo-American nuclear co-operation, in the context of a broader divergence of views on foreign policy priorities.