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How the United States got involved in Vietnam a report to the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. by Robert Scheer

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Published by Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions in [Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Vietnam,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Vietnam -- History,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Vietnam,
  • Vietnam -- Foreign relations -- United States

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ContributionsCenter for the Study of Democratic Institutions.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS557.A6 S2
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p.
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5938349M
LC Control Number65006975
OCLC/WorldCa412147

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