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The wars of Watergate the last crisis of Richard Nixon by Stanley I. Kutler

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Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Nixon, Richard M. 1913-,
  • Watergate Affair, 1972-1974,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1969-1974

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [631]-690) and index.

StatementStanley I. Kutler.
LC ClassificationsE860 .K87 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 733 p., [24] p. of plates :
Number of Pages733
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2217891M
ISBN 100394562348
LC Control Number89043351

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