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wicked wine of democracy

Joseph S. Miller

wicked wine of democracy

a memoir of a political junkie, 1948-1995

by Joseph S. Miller

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Miller, Joseph S. -- 1922-,
  • Political consultants -- United States -- Biography,
  • Lobbyists -- United States -- Biography,
  • Political campaigns -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJoseph S. Miller.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE840.8.M528 A3 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16522902M
    ISBN 109780295988016
    LC Control Number2008006193

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