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Britain's Profumo Scandal

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Britain's Profumo Scandal

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In 1963, a scandal gripped British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan's government when it was alleged that his secretary of war, John Profumo, engaged in an affair with 19-year-old Christine Keeler, who was also having an affair with an attache at the Soviet Embassy. A news report describes the outcome following the release of the official report on the scandal.

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