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Americans for Democratic Action

Clifton Brock

Americans for Democratic Action

its role in national politics

by Clifton Brock

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Americans for Democratic Action.,
    • Liberalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Clifton Brock ; introduction by Max Lerner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE743 .B76 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 229 p. :
      Number of Pages229
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3027524M
      ISBN 100313242844
      LC Control Number85007976

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