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Crack-Up

James MacGregor Burns

Crack-Up

Clinton and the Collapse of the Center

by James MacGregor Burns

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Published by Times Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • U.S. - Contemporary Politics,
  • Politics and government,
  • History - General History,
  • History: American,
  • United States,
  • Right and left (Political science),
  • 1946-,
  • Clinton, Bill,
  • 1993-2001,
  • Clinton, Bill,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8020070M
    ISBN 100812926781
    ISBN 109780812926781
    OCLC/WorldCa33864941


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