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Abdul Karim Kassem, Prime Minister of Iraq 1958-1963

Abdul Karim Kassem
Prime Minister of Iraq 1958-1963

17" x 24", oil on masonite

published Time Magazine, April 13, 1959
Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.

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The cover story provided background information about Kassem, and an analysis of the political climate of Iraq in 1959.

External links (open in a new window):

   new windowWikipedia entry for Abdul Karim Kassem

   new windowTime Magazine issue online