Congress and foreign policy, 1978
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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States -- Foreign relations.

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Edition Notes

StatementCommittee on Foreign Affairs,U.S. House of Representatives.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 216 p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22286340M

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