Sex, lies and the Home Office: The Pemberton Billing trial (1918) and the Black Book

Rubin, Gerry R.
December 1995
Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Winter95, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p43
Academic Journal
Comments on an editorial previously published in the journal "Bulletin" concerning access to public records, in particular, to the Home Office file on the criminal libel trial of notorious journalist Pemberton Billing in 1918. Claim of Billing that German agents had compiled a Black Book containing the names of British sexual perverts and moral degenerates; Revelation of the defense witness on the personalities included in the Black Book.


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