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The Court Years, 1939 to 1975

William Orville Douglas

The Court Years, 1939 to 1975

The Autobiography of William O. Douglas

by William Orville Douglas

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Published by Random House Inc (T) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages434
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7460560M
ISBN 100394492404
ISBN 109780394492407

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