Jenny Diski: Family Newspapers, 8 October 2009
Show More Family Newspapers?: Sex, Private Life and the British Popular Press 1918-78 by Adrian Bingham.
Oxford, 298 pp., £55, February 2009, 978 0 19 927958 6Show More
“... until Profumo himself admitted lying to the House and resigned from the cabinet. Even when the fuller story came out with all its gothic ramifications, it was quite hard to make out exactly what was going on. Yes, men in masks, and dogs, and swimming-pool cavortings at Cliveden, but which men, and what exactly was everyone doing in the pool? You couldn’t ...”