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Percy Dale East
American journalist

Percy Dale East

Percy Dale East
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Intro American journalist
Was Journalist
From United States of America
Field Journalism
Gender male
Birth 21 November 1921, Columbia, USA
Death 31 December 1971 (aged 50 years)
Star sign Scorpio
University of Southern Mississippi
The details (from wikipedia)


Percy Dale East (1921–1971) was an American journalist who founded and edited Petal, Mississippi's weekly newspaper, The Petal Paper. He is known for his use of satire to criticize white supremacy in Jim Crow-era Mississippi.

Published works

  • East, P. D. (1960). The Magnolia Jungle: The Life, Times, and Education of a Southern Editor. New York: Simon and Schuster. OCLC 686720.
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