A Variegated Sunflower

She has an Irish name, a fighting Irish spirit, and not a drop of Irish blood. She developed her politics in the U.S. and now directs them most forcibly against America. As the attractive star of a radical "antiparty" party that disdains celebrity, she is the frequent subject of glossy articles and the constant target of photographers. Petra Kelly, 35, the feisty, fiery gamin who speaks as the uncrowned leader of the Greens, is hard to overlook.

Born to a German mother and a Polish father in Günzburg, West Germany, Petra Lehmann moved to Georgia in 1960 after her divorced mother married...

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