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Scandals

The Whiskey Ring: The First Time Abraham Lincoln's Repu...

January 9, 2021

A contemporary cartoon about the Whiskey Ring. (Thomas Nast/Wikimedia Commons) We think of the splintering of American political parties and government corrup...

Christine Keeler and the Swinging Political Sex Scandal

July 11, 2018

March 27, 1963: Christine Keeler takes a holiday in Spain shortly before her controversial involvement with war minister John Profumo led to his resignation. (Phot...