Great Britain: While the Prisoner Sketched

In jail, he lived like the prince of ponces. For 56¢ a day, he was able under British prison regulations to get a cell with a soft bed, a carpet on the concrete floor, curtains on the barred window, an armchair, and another prisoner to clean up after him. During the three weeks Stephen Ward was in jail, John Profumo had been disgraced, Evgeny Ivanov expelled from the Communist Party and packed off to a Russian mental hospital, and Christine Keeler successfully screen-tested for the proposed "dramatized documentary" of her life. But...

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