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Maiden speeches of U.S. Senators in the 108th Congress of the United States

Maiden speeches of U.S. Senators in the 108th Congress of the United States

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Congress. -- Senate,
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. doc -- 108-16, Senate document (United States. Congress. Senate) -- 108-16
    ContributionsLott, Trent, 1941-, United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Printing
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 99 p. ;
    Number of Pages99
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14550886M
    OCLC/WorldCa63173388

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