Congressional reform

93rd and 94th Congresses
  • 26 Pages
  • 1.82 MB
  • English

Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service , [Washington, DC]
United States. -- Congress -- Officials and employees, Legislators -- United S
StatementMarc D. Yacker
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1976-78, reel 4, fr. 0353
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15449522M

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