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Watchmen in the night Presidential accountability after Watergate by Theodore C. Sorensen

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Executive power -- United States,
  • Separation of powers -- United States,
  • Watergate Affair, 1972-1974

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementTheodore C. Sorensen.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJK516 .S67
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 178 p. ;
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5183397M
ISBN 100262191334, 0262690500
LC Control Number75001273

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