Andrew Neil on Peter Hounam

Broadcaster and former editor of The Sunday Times

“…I dispatched Peter Hounam, a dogged, determined investigative reporter with a background in nuclear physics, to Sydney as the start of a major Insight effort to establish if what Vanunu claimed was true. Hounam discovered that Vanunu had taken careful notes of everything he had seen, and had shot several rolls of film deep·inside Dimona as he had begun to rebel against his country’s secret nuclear strategy. His testimony was relayed to London and placed before a leading nuclear expert, who was impressed. What he told us about his life in Israel also checked out there. It was time to bring him to London for further interrogation…”