Witness security program report of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.

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Statementmade by its Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
SeriesReport / 97th Congress, 1st session, Senate -- no. 97-300
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 60 p. ;
Number of Pages60
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Open LibraryOL14232437M

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