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Speech of Senator Robert M. La Follette

Memorandum of information submitted to the Committee on privileges and elections, United States Senate, Sixty-fifth Congress, second session, relative to the resolutions from the Minnesota Commission of public safety, petitioning for proceedings looking to the expulsion of Senator Robert M. La Follette

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Privileges and Elections

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Published by Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementon account of a speech delivered before the Nonpartisan league, at St. Paul, Minn., on September 20, 1917 ...
ContributionsLa Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJK1197 .65th W6A5
The Physical Object
Pagination82 p.
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24327021M
LC Control Number18026357


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