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Crapshoot

rolling the dice on the vice presidency : from Adams and Jefferson to Truman and Quayle

by Jules Witcover

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Crown in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Vice-Presidents -- United States -- History.,
    • Vice-Presidential candidates -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 429-432) and index.

      StatementJules Witcover.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK609.5 .W58 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 450 p. ;
      Number of Pages450
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1558091M
      ISBN 100517584808
      LC Control Number91038980

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