Author of "MAFIA SPIES" - New Spy Thriller about How the CIA Recruited Two Gangsters to Kill Castro During the Kennedy Era. Also author of "WHEN LIONS ROAR: The Kennedys and Churchills" and author/producer of "MASTERS OF SEX", the book which is the basis for the Showtime series. I can be reached at:
I'm not given any credence to President Trump's claim of British spying in Manhattan. But if true, it wouldn't be the first time. For my 2014 book WHEN LIONS ROAR: The Churchills and the Kennedys," I found British National Archives files that reveal surveillance reports on former U.S. Amb. Joseph P. Kennedy's activities in America after he returned home from London. The British spy agency MI6, with Churchill's approval, kept an office for covert spying inside Manhattan's Rockefeller Center. British agents collected reports about Kennedy who was an outspoken opponent of U.S. entry into World War II. Churchill and the British spy agency were concerned with Kennedy's impact on American public opinion. One of those who kept an eye on Kennedy was British actor Douglas Fairbanks in Hollywood.
Here's an excerpt from "WHEN LIONS ROAR" that mentions it...
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