Spy Quotes — Christine Keeler [#2]

“However I dress it up, I was a spy and I am not proud of it.”

Christine Keeler

Lewis Morley’s 1963 portrait of Christine Keeler became an iconic image of the cold war

October 6 2020 — On December 4 2017, Christine Keeler, the model embroiled in the 1963 Profumo affair, died aged 75. Follow us on Twitter: @INTEL_TODAY

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The Profumo affair was a very British scandal which uncovered a secret world of sex, horse-play, drinking orgies and spying, in high places, in which Ms Keeler shared her favours with Mr Profumo, and Commander Eugene Ivanov, the Soviet assistant naval attaché in London.

The crisis forced John Profumo to quit his job as war secretary and ultimately contributed to the downfall of the Tory government the following year.


Profumo affair model Christine Keeler dies aged 75 — BBC News


Spy Quotes — Christine Keeler [#2]

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