TITLE

The First White

PUB. DATE
December 1959
SOURCE
Time;12/21/1959, Vol. 74 Issue 25, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a court case wherein the defendant, Peter Harold Richard Poole, was sentenced to death for the murder of a black man in Nairobi, Kenya.
ACCESSION #
54199436

 

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