- John (Dennis). 1915–2006 British Conservative politician; secretary of state for war (1960–63). He resigned after a scandal that threatened the government of Harold Macmillan
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The Profumo Affair was a watershed in the public perception of politicians.
Unlike congressman Weiner, though, Profumo was not viewed as a rising star.
However, by the end of the interview he had cut a poor figure—unconvincing in his case for rehashing the Profumo Affair.Rupert Murdoch's BSkyB Bid Is His Latest Move for Control
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