News of the century press freedom 1999

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Published by Freedom House in New York, NY .

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StatementFreedom House ; with an essay on the state of press freedom by Leonard R. Sussman.
ContributionsSussman, Leonard R., Freedom House (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsPN4736 .N49 1999
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Pagination36 p. ;
Number of Pages36
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Open LibraryOL96046M
LC Control Number99208179

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