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Town meeting comes to town

H. A. Overstreet

Town meeting comes to town

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Published by Harper & brothers in New York, London .
Written in English

  • Town Hall, Inc.,
  • America"s town meeting of the air (Radio program),
  • Forums (Discussion and debate),
  • Radio addresses, debates, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Illustrated lining-papers.

    Statementby Harry O. Overstreet and Bonaro W. Overstreet.
    ContributionsOverstreet, Bonaro Wilkinson, 1902- joint author.
    LC ClassificationsH69 .O8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination268 p.
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6376765M
    LC Control Number38028983

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