Congressional Tenure: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on the Constitution of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety- Fifth Congress, Second Session on S.J. Res 27 and S.J. Res. 28 ... March 14, and 16, 1978
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