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Assassination and political violence a report to the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence by James F. Kirkham

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Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Assassination -- United States.,
  • Violence -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statementby James F. Kirkham, Sheldon G. Levy [and] William J. Crotty. Special introd. by Harrison E. Salisbury. [Complete and unabridged]
SeriesBantam matrix editions
ContributionsLevy, Sheldon G., joint author., Crotty, William J., joint author., United States. Task Force on Assassination and Political Violence., United States. National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6278 .K53 1970b
The Physical Object
Paginationxlviii, 752 p.
Number of Pages752
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5752374M
LC Control Number71022585

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