case against the MX missile by Alan B. Sherr

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Published by Lawyers Alliance for Nuclear Arms Control, inc. in Boston, MA .

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  • MX (Weapons system)

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StatementAlan B. Sherr.
ContributionsLawyers Alliance for Nuclear Arms Control.
The Physical Object
Pagination38 p. ;
Number of Pages38
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Open LibraryOL16532726M

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Look at the specific evidence pointing to government misdeeds and the subsequent cover-ups.

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