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    MR.MICHAEL EDDOWES, THE 60-YEAR-OLD LONDON SOLICITOR WHO WROTE TO THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, MR.HAROLD MACMILLAN,?

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    TRANSCRIPT: QUESTION: "WHY HAVE YOU BECOME INVOLVED IN THIS. WHY CAN'T YOU TALK ABOUT IT NOW SIR.



    MR. EDDOWES: "I'M AFRAID I CAN MAKE NO COMMENT AT THIS MOMENT BECAUSE THERE ARE CERTAIN MATTERS IN ENGLAND THAT ARE KNOWN AS SUB JUDICE WHICH MEANS THEY ARE THE SUBJECT OF THE PROCESS OF LAW AT THE MOMENT AND ANY COMMENT BY ME, WOULD OF COURSE, BE QUITE IMPROPER.



    QUESTION: "IS YOUR BUSINESS ANYTHING TO DO WITH PROMOTING CHRISTINE KEELER IN ANY WAY?"



    MR. EDDOWES: "GOOD HEAVENS, NO."



    QUESTION: "WELL THIS IS A POSSIBILITY..."



    MR. EDDOWES: "NO."




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    PROD 4533/63 DATED 17TH JUNE REFERS - THE PROFUMO AFFAIR DEBATE. MR. MACMILLAN AND MR. WILSON ARRIVE. CHRISTINE KEELER LEAVES HER LONDON HOME.

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    Background: MR.MICHAEL EDDOWES, THE 60-YEAR-OLD LONDON SOLICITOR WHO WROTE TO THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, MR.HAROLD MACMILLAN, ABOUT THE PROFUMO AFFAIR, ARRIVED IN AMERICA YESTERDAY (MONDAY).IT WAS MR.EDDOWES WHO ALLEGED THAT MODEL GIRL CHRISTINE KEELER TOLD HIM SHE HAD BEEN ASKED BY THE RUSSIAN DIPLOMAT, EUGENE IVANOV, TO GET SECRETS FROM MR.JOHN PROFUMO, THE WAR MINISTER.WHEN HE ARRIVED IN NEW YORK, MR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4MNB3BHBJ0GN9YKKLFGVVIGGI
    Media URN:
    VLVA4MNB3BHBJ0GN9YKKLFGVVIGGI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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