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Special meeting, history of Presidential nominees not receiving confirmation hearings

Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States ... first session, September 12, 1997 (S. hrg)

by United States

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Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7376376M
ISBN 100160557186
ISBN 109780160557187

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