Fanne Fox

  • The Sex Scandal that Reshaped Congress — and the Warnings for Today

    by Julian Zelizer

    Wilbur Mills's reckless public conduct, culminating in drunkenly hijacking the microphone at a performance by his mistress, an exotic dancer with the stage name of Fanne Foxe, led to reform of the sclerotic seniority system that gave old Southern conservatives a stranglehold on legislation.