By Richard A. Baker
Incorporated are two hundred tales, with over two hundred four-color illustrations, awarded in album-style to enlighten, motivate, amuse and inform. while learn jointly, the tales offer transparent impressions concerning the forces, occasions, and personalities that experience formed the Senate of the twenty first century.
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200 Notable Days: Senate Stories, 1787 to 2002 by Richard A. Baker