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Is President Roosevelt indispensable?

Frank Benedict Ober

Is President Roosevelt indispensable?

An analysis of his record in foreign affairs and national defense

by Frank Benedict Ober

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Published by The Daily record company in [Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. 1882-1945.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1933-1945.,
    • United States -- Defenses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Frank B. Ober.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE807 .O22
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 p. l., 110 p.
      Number of Pages110
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6467013M
      LC Control Number44006731
      OCLC/WorldCa5399231


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