Category Archives : Jeremy Thorpe

Hitman tells BBC of Thorpe case murder plot
06 Dec
4:37

Hitman tells BBC of Thorpe case murder plot

Following Jeremy Thorpe’s death last Thursday, BBC Radio 4 yesterday broadcast for the first time an interview with the original hitman hired to murder Thorpe’s ex-lover Norman Scott. Denis Meighan from Chiswick, South London, told the BBC’s Tom Mangold that he was approached in 1975 by representatives of a ‘Mr…

Jeremy Thorpe dies: will the truth emerge?
05 Dec
12:29

Jeremy Thorpe dies: will the truth emerge?

With the death of Jeremy Thorpe earlier today, media attention will focus again on the murky world of 1970s cover-ups and conspiracy theories involving several intelligence agencies. Veteran journalist (and biographer of CIA legend James Jesus Angleton) Tom Mangold – who interviewed several of the participants in the interlocking scandals of…