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The making of the president, 1960

Theodore H. White

The making of the president, 1960

by Theodore H. White

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1960.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementTheodore H. White.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 436 p. ;
    Number of Pages436
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17766192M

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