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The President and the Constitution

George A. Nikolaieff

The President and the Constitution

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Published by H. W. Wilson Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Nixon, Richard M. 1913- -- Impeachment -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
    • Executive power -- United States.,
    • Watergate Affair, 1972-1974.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 221-230.

      Statementedited by George A. Nikolaieff.
      SeriesThe Reference shelf,, v. 46, no. 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF5053.A2 N54
      The Physical Object
      Pagination230 p.
      Number of Pages230
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5054281M
      ISBN 100824205235
      LC Control Number74016442
      OCLC/WorldCa1031234


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