Lincoln and an urgent world problem fourth annual Lincoln lecture, Cooper Union, N. Y., February 12, 1943 by Pope, Arthur Upham

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Statementby Arthur Upham Pope.
ContributionsIranian Institute of America.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., 25 p.
Number of Pages25
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Open LibraryOL14498513M
LC Control Number44009163

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