The power of the press

the birth of American political reporting by Thomas C. Leonard

Publisher: Oxford University Press in New York

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Edition Notes

StatementThomas C. Leonard.
LC ClassificationsPN4888.P6 L46 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination273 p. :
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2540366M
ISBN 100195037197
LC Control Number85021621

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