Field hearing on health care reform hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Education and Civil Rights of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, hearing held in New York, NY, January 10, 1994. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Subcommittee on Select Education and Civil Rights.

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .E373 1994a
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Paginationiii, 79 p. ;
Number of Pages79
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ISBN 100160445698
LC Control Number94228454

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