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Mr. Speaker! the life and times of Thomas B. Reed, the man who broke the filibuster by Grant, James

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Published by Simon & Schuster Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Politics and government,
  • Speakers,
  • Legislators,
  • United States,
  • United States. Congress. House,
  • Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJames Grant
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE664.R3 G73 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 426 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages426
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25341240M
ISBN 109781416544944
LC Control Number2012376655

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