Petra Kelly

November 1992
U.S. News & World Report;11/2/92, Vol. 113 Issue 17, p15
Announces the death of Petra Kelly, 44, who was found last week along with the body of her longtime companion, Gert Bastian, 69, a former major general. Bastian apparently shot Kelly, then himself. Kelly founded the German environmental party Die Grunen (the Greens) in 1979.


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