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Every Hill a Burial Place: The Peace Corps Murder Trial in East Africa

Peter H. Reid

Abstract

In 1966, the Peace Corps and Tanzania, both newly established, faced a major international crisis when a Peace Corp volunteer was to be tried in Tanzania on a charge of murdering his wife, also a volunteer. This book examines how each of these entities arrived at this juncture—that is, the founding of the Peace Corps and the path to independence for Tanzania, the trial and its aftermath. Two assessors acted as jury, one a white American working in Tanzania, the other a black Tanzanian who had recently returned from graduate studies in the United States and who had been part of the famous Afric ... More

Keywords: Peace Corps, Tanzania, murder trial, Cold War, attorneys

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780813179988
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813179988.001.0001

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Peter H. Reid, author

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