Political prisoners in America by Charles E. Goodell

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Published by Random House in New York .

Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Government, Resistance to -- United States,
  • Political crimes and offenses -- United States,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States,
  • Freedom of speech -- United States

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statement[by] Charles Goodell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF9390 .G66
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 400 p.
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5291261M
ISBN 100394478827
LC Control Number72011424
OCLC/WorldCa549276

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