Great Britain: A Psychological Case?

On London's cocktail-party circuit, the 200-page manuscript that was handed to Harold Macmillan last week had been billed in advance as a sort of Tropic of Mayfair. Compiled by Lord Denning, Britain's second highest judicial official, the manuscript was the result of an exhaustive, three-month investigation into the security aspects of the great Profumo-Keeler-Ivanov scandal. But the churchgoing, teetotal jurist had also been directed by the Prime Minister to look into "rumors which affect the honor and integrity of public life," meaning gleeful, persistent gossip that several other ministers in Macmillan's government have indulged in profumian revels.

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