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Eisenhower decides to run presidential politics and Cold War strategy by William B. Pickett

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Published by Ivan R. Dee in Chicago .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Eisenhower, Dwight D. 1890-1969.,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1952.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-256) and index.

StatementWilliam B. Pickett.
LC ClassificationsE816 .P53 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 269 p. :
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6782412M
ISBN 101566633257
LC Control Number00031534

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