Bobby Kennedy and the new politics. by Penn Kimball

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968.,
  • United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography.,
  • Legislators -- United States -- Biography.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1963-1969.

Book details

Classifications
LC ClassificationsE840.8.K4 K5
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p.
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5611176M
LC Control Number68018934

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