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Chapman Pincher: Legendary journalist turns 100

For over 30 years until he retired in 1979, Harry Chapman Pincher was the defence and science correspondent for the Daily Express, then Britain's biggest-selling daily newspaper.

His contacts in the scientific and military establishment brought him one exclusive after another. One historian compared him to a public urinal, because Whitehall officials would leak so much information to him.

Nick Higham spoke to him as he celebrates his 100th birthday, and latest book, a memoir (Dangerous to Know: A Life, Biteback Publishing).

  • 28 Mar 2014
  • From the section UK
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