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Watergate prosecutor

William H. Merrill

Watergate prosecutor

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Published by Michigan State University Press in East Lansing, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Merrill, William H,
  • Nixon, Richard M. -- 1913-1994 -- Impeachment,
  • Special prosecutors -- United States -- Biography,
  • Watergate Affair, 1972-1974,
  • Political corruption -- United States,
  • Political ethics -- United States,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1969-1974

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementWilliam H. Merrill.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF374.W38 M47 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 193 p. :
    Number of Pages193
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18498335M
    ISBN 109780870138058
    LC Control Number2007036046

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