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Today"s students and the American dream

their concerns, their solutions : hearing before the Committee on the Budget, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, second session, field hearing held in Villanova, PA, April 26, 1996.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Budget.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Villanova
    • Subjects:
    • College students -- Pennsylvania -- Villanova -- Attitudes.,
    • College students -- Pennsylvania -- Villanova -- Economic conditions.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .B8 1996j
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 43 p. ;
      Number of Pages43
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL724795M
      ISBN 100160529174
      LC Control Number97112724
      OCLC/WorldCa35297789

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