by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, Major Issues System in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English
|Statement||by Carl E. Behrens|
|Series||CRS issue brief -- order code IB83010, Issue brief (Library of Congress. Major Issues System) -- no. IB83010, Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1984-85, reel 5, fr. 0365|
|Contributions||Library of Congress. Major Issues System|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||15|
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