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Sex Scandal Shakes the British Government

A 1963 news report of the Profumo Affair describes a prime minister in crisis. Once Secretary of War John Profumo resigned over his affair with a 19-year-old who had ties to a Soviet spy, many called for the resignation of Prime Minister Harold Macmillan as well.

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    A 1963 news report of the Profumo Affair describes a prime minister in crisis. Once Secretary of War John Profumo resigned over his affair with a 19-year-old who had ties to a Soviet spy, many called for the resignation of Prime Minister Harold Macmillan as well.

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