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The Night of the Long Knives with Michael Cockerell July is traditionally a dangerous month for Cabinet ministers. In July 1962,
Harold Macmillan sacked his Chancellor of the Exchequer and a third of his other
Cabinet colleagues - some of his oldest political friends.
Did the normally unflappable Macmillan panic? Was there, as Macmillan claimed, a plot to overthrow him and, if so, who was behind it?
Using rare archive film alongside interviews with Macmillan's closest confidants and victims of his purge, Michael Cockerell considers new evidence for this unprecedented act of political butchery.
Photography PAT TURLEY
Produced by MICHAEL COCKERELL Series editor ROY DAVIES BBCEbtree


Unknown: Michael Cockerell
Unknown: Harold MacMillan
Unknown: Michael Cockerell
Produced By: Michael Cockerell
Editor: Roy Davies

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