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Government"s role in American life

Government"s role in American life

[a seminar held at] Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, May 13, 1976.

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Published by Vital Issues of America in [s.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Politics and government. -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsEmory University.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16218562M

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