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Published by Westminster Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English



  • United States.,
  • United States


  • Religion and politics -- United States,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Election -- History

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Bibliography: p. 237-248.

Statementby Albert J. Menendez.
LC ClassificationsBL2530.U6 M46
The Physical Object
Pagination248 p. ;
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4896576M
ISBN 100664241174
LC Control Number76030655

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