The shame of a Nation

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Statement[by] Philip M. Stern [and] George de Vincent. With a foreword by Hubert H. Humphrey.
ContributionsDe Vincent, George, illus.
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LC ClassificationsHC110.P6 S75
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Pagination182 p.
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Open LibraryOL5948585M
LC Control Number65020805
OCLC/WorldCa174583

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