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A very personal presidency

Hugh Sidey

A very personal presidency

Lyndon Johnson in the White House.

by Hugh Sidey

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Published by Deutsch in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Johnson, Lyndon B. 1908-1973.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE847 .S48 1968b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 305 p.
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4616511M
    ISBN 100233960643
    LC Control Number77389763
    OCLC/WorldCa42770

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