News: The ballerina & the coup d'etat

Friday 28 May 2010

“The revelation in documents declassified this week that Dame Margot Fonteyn was “up to her neck” in a 1959 plot led by her husband to overthrow the government of Panama”
David Gardner, Financial Times, 28 May.10

“Three months later Fonteyn, her husband and several accomplices sailed for Panama on their yacht, carrying large amounts of guns and ammunition.” Ben Macintyre, Times, 28 May.10

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