Zacks, Richard
October 2002
American Heritage;Oct2002, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p47
Explores the life of pirate Captain William Kidd in Europe. Fate of Kidd; Reputation of Kidd; Mission of the vessel Great Mohammed.


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