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Product Description: Who makes constitutional law? Is constitutional doctrine the monopoly of the courts? In accessible and persuasive prose Louis Fisher explains that constitutional law is not solely or even primarily the Supreme Court's "final word" but rather a richly political convergence of separate interpretations...read more

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9780691634173 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Who makes constitutional law?
9780691077802 | Princeton Univ Pr, October 1, 1988, cover price $52.50 | About this edition: Who makes constitutional law?

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9780691605197 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $46.00 | About this edition: Who makes constitutional law?
9780691022871 | Princeton Univ Pr, November 1, 1988, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Who makes constitutional law?

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Product Description: Each year billions of dollars are diverted by the President and his assistants from the purposes for which Congress intended them. Billions more are used in confidential and covert ways, without the knowledge of Congress and the public...read more

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9780691644790 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $132.50 | About this edition: Each year billions of dollars are diverted by the President and his assistants from the purposes for which Congress intended them.
9780691075754 | Princeton Univ Pr, June 1, 1975, cover price $59.50 | About this edition: Each year billions of dollars are diverted by the President and his assistants from the purposes for which Congress intended them.

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9780691617695 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 8, 2015, cover price $53.00 | About this edition: Each year billions of dollars are diverted by the President and his assistants from the purposes for which Congress intended them.

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Product Description: When asked which branch of government protects citizens’ rights, we tend to think of the Supreme Court—stepping in to defend gay rights, for example, in the recent same-sex marriage case. But as constitutional scholar Louis Fisher reveals in his new book, this would be a mistake—and not just because a decision like the gay marriage ruling can be decided by the opinion of a single justice...read more

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9780700622115 | Univ Pr of Kansas, February 29, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: When asked which branch of government protects citizens’ rights, we tend to think of the Supreme Court—stepping in to defend gay rights, for example, in the recent same-sex marriage case.

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Product Description: This paperback volume (subtitled Constitutional Rights: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties) includes chapters 10 through 19 of American Constitutional Law, Eleventh Edition (hardback).This book, in addition to analyzing and including excerpts of court decisions, highlights the efforts of legislatures, executives, the states, and the general public to participate in an ongoing political dialogue about the meaning of the Constitution...read more

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9781611638110 | 11 edition (Carolina Academic Pr, December 11, 2015), cover price $70.00 | About this edition: This paperback volume (subtitled Constitutional Rights: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties) includes chapters 10 through 19 of American Constitutional Law, Eleventh Edition (hardback).
9781611633542 | 10th edition (Carolina Academic Pr, March 15, 2013), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: This paperback volume (subtitled ''Constitutional Rights: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties'') includes chapters 10 through 19 of Fisher/Harriger, American Constitutional Law, Tenth Edition (hardback).
9781594609558 | 9 edition (Carolina Academic Pr, May 1, 2011), cover price $57.00 | About this edition: This paperback volume (subtitled ''Constitutional Rights: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties'') includes chapters 10 through 19 of Fisher/Harriger, American Constitutional Law, Ninth Edition (hardback).

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Product Description: The scope of presidential authority has been a constant focus of constitutional dispute since the Framing. The bases for presidential appointment and removal, the responsibility of the Executive to choose between the will of Congress and the President, the extent of unitary powers over the military, even the ability of the President to keep secret the identity of those consulted in policy making decisions have all been the subject of intense controversy...read more

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9780199856213 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 29, 2014, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: The scope of presidential authority has been a constant focus of constitutional dispute since the Framing.

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9780199382118 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 19, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The scope of presidential authority has been a constant focus of constitutional dispute since the Framing.

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Product Description: Constitutional law is clearly shaped by judicial actors. But who else contributes? Scholars in the past have recognized that the legislative branch plays a significant role in determining structural issues, such as separation of powers and federalism, but stopped there--claiming that only courts had the independence and expertise to safeguard individual and minority rights...read more

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9780195171228 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 26, 2004, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: In this fascinating debunking of judicial supremacy, Devins and Fisher argue that nonjudicial contributions to constitutional interpretation make the Constitution more stable, more consistent with constitutional principles, and more protective of individual and minority rights.

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9780199916542 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 2015), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Constitutional law is clearly shaped by judicial actors.
9780195171235 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, August 26, 2004, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: Constitutional law is clearly shaped by judicial actors.

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Product Description: Over three decades after its initial publication, Louis Fisher's durable classic remains at the head of its class—a book that Congressional Quarterly called "as close to being indispensable as anything published in this field." This newly revised sixth edition emphatically reinforces that sterling reputation...read more

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9780700619979 | Univ Pr of Kansas, August 29, 2014, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Over three decades after its initial publication, Louis Fisher's durable classic remains at the head of its class—a book that Congressional Quarterly called "as close to being indispensable as anything published in this field.
9780700608157 | 4 sub edition (Univ Pr of Kansas, February 1, 1997), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This text dissects the crucial constitutional disputes between the executive and the legislative branches of government from the Constitutional Convention to the beginning of the Bush administration.

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9780700619986 | 6 revised edition (Univ Pr of Kansas, August 29, 2014), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Over three decades after its initial publication, Louis Fisher's durable classic remains at the head of its class—a book that Congressional Quarterly called "as close to being indispensable as anything published in this field.
9780700608164 | 4 revised edition (Univ Pr of Kansas, February 1, 1997), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: This text dissects the crucial constitutional disputes between the executive and the legislative branches of government from the Constitutional Convention to the beginning of the Bush administration.
9780700604913 | 3 revised edition (Univ Pr of Kansas, July 1, 1991), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Originally published in 1978, this book dissects the crucial constitutional disputes between the executive and legislative branches of government from the constitutional convention through the beginning of the Bush administration, venturing beyond traditional discussions of Supreme Court decisions to examine the day-to-day working relationships between the president and Congress.

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Product Description: "On the Supreme Court" places the Supreme Court in a rich historical and political context, demonstrating how its interpretations of statutes and the Constitution are necessarily shared with the elected branches, the 50 states, and the general public...read more

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9781612053110 | Paradigm Pub, March 30, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: "On the Supreme Court" places the Supreme Court in a rich historical and political context, demonstrating how its interpretations of statutes and the Constitution are necessarily shared with the elected branches, the 50 states, and the general public.

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Product Description: Can a U.S. president decide to hold suspected terrorists indefinitely without charges or secretly monitor telephone conversations and e-mails without a warrant in the interest of national security? Was the George W. Bush administration justified in authorizing waterboarding? Was President Obama justified in ordering the killing, without trial or hearing, of a U...read more
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9780299295301 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, December 19, 2013, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Can a U.

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Product Description: "On the Supreme Court" places the Supreme Court in a rich historical and political context, demonstrating how its interpretations of statutes and the Constitution are necessarily shared with the elected branches, the 50 states, and the general public...read more

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9781612053103 | Paradigm Pub, September 30, 2013, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: "On the Supreme Court" places the Supreme Court in a rich historical and political context, demonstrating how its interpretations of statutes and the Constitution are necessarily shared with the elected branches, the 50 states, and the general public.

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Product Description: A classic and bestselling work by one of America's top Constitutional scholars, Presidential War Power garnered the lead review in the New York Times Book Review and raised essential issues that have only become more timely, relevant, and controversial in our post-9/11 era...read more

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9780700619306 | 3 revised edition (Univ Pr of Kansas, September 17, 2013), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A classic and bestselling work by one of America's top Constitutional scholars, Presidential War Power garnered the lead review in the New York Times Book Review and raised essential issues that have only become more timely, relevant, and controversial in our post-9/11 era.
9780700613328 | 2 revised edition (Univ Pr of Kansas, April 1, 2004), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A classic and bestselling work by one of our top Constitutional scholars, Presidential War Power garnered the lead review in the New York Times Book Review and raised essential issues that have only become more timely, relevant, and controversial since its initial publication nearly a decade ago.
9780700606900 | 2 edition (Univ Pr of Kansas, March 1, 1995), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This work chronicles the dramatic expansion, from George Washington to Bill Clinton, of American presidents' control of the war power.

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9780700619313 | 3 revised edition (Univ Pr of Kansas, September 17, 2013), cover price $22.50
9780700613335 | 2 revised edition (Univ Pr of Kansas, May 26, 2004), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A classic and bestselling work by one of our top Constitutional scholars, Presidential War Power garnered the lead review in the New York Times Book Review and raised essential issues that have only become more timely, relevant, and controversial since its initial publication nearly a decade ago.
9780700606917 | Univ Pr of Kansas, March 1, 1995, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: This work chronicles the dramatic expansion, from George Washington to Bill Clinton, of American presidents' control of the war power.

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Product Description: The culmination of four decades of research and service on behalf of Congress, Louis Fisher's latest work is a fitting capstone to a remarkable career as scholar and writer and presents his most articulate, passionate, and persuasive defense yet of Congress as an institution...read more

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9780700617982 | Univ Pr of Kansas, September 7, 2011, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The culmination of four decades of research and service on behalf of Congress, Louis Fisher's latest work is a fitting capstone to a remarkable career as scholar and writer and presents his most articulate, passionate, and persuasive defense yet of Congress as an institution.

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9780700617999 | Univ Pr of Kansas, September 7, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The culmination of four decades of research and service on behalf of Congress, Louis Fisher's latest work is a fitting capstone to a remarkable career as scholar and writer and presents his most articulate, passionate, and persuasive defense yet of Congress as an institution.

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Product Description: Now in its ninth edition, American Constitutional Law is the only book that develops constitutional law in the comprehensive sense. Along with containing analyses and excerpts of court decisions, the book highlights the efforts of legislatures, executives, the states, and the general public to participate in an ongoing political dialogue rather than passively receive a series of unilateral judicial commands...read more

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9781594606236 | 8 edition (Carolina Academic Pr, March 30, 2009), cover price $85.00
9781594603716 | 7 edition (Carolina Academic Pr, March 6, 2007), cover price $100.00 | About this edition: The only book that develops constitutional law in the comprehensive sense, American Constitutional Law not only contains the results of court decisions but also highlights the efforts of legislatures, executives, the states, and the general public.
9781594601200 | 6 edition (Carolina Academic Pr, March 30, 2005), cover price $90.00 | About this edition: This basic text for courses in American Constitutional law contains texts, readings, documents and cases.
9780890894583 | 5th edition (Carolina Academic Pr, June 1, 2003), cover price $90.00 | About this edition: One of the most widely used constitutional law textbooks is back in a new edition.
9780890892145 | 4th edition (Carolina Academic Pr, June 1, 2001), cover price $90.00 | About this edition: One of the most widely used constitutional law textbooks is back in a new edition.
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9780070211360 | McGraw-Hill College, January 1, 1990, cover price $46.90 | About this edition: Containing chapters 1-15 of the basic text, "American Constitutional Law", this volume focuses on constitutional structures, including the separation of powers and the concept of Federalism.

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Product Description: This course book contains 32 case studies that expose students to the interchange between the courts and the elected branches. Each case study begins with a detailed introductory essay followed by edited primary-source materials, including legislative debates, presidential signing statements, and correspondence between justices...read more

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9780314199379 | 5th edition (West Academic, October 14, 2010), cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This course book contains 32 case studies that expose students to the interchange between the courts and the elected branches.
9780314152244 | 4th edition (West Group, December 30, 2005), cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Highlights the interchange between courts and elected branches on constitutional law not covered in casebooks or constitutional theory supplements.
9780314242303 | 3 edition (West Group, January 1, 2000), cover price $37.50 | About this edition: Consists of 33 case studies, each with a detailed introductory essay followed by edited selections of primary source materials, including legislative debates and hearings, presidential signing statements and executive orders, correspondence between justices, Supreme Court briefs, and oral arguments.
9780314090126 | 2nd edition (West Group, January 1, 1996), cover price $31.25 | also contains Jacobean Public Theatre | About this edition: Consists of 33 case studies, each with a detailed introductory essay followed by edited selections of primary source materials, including legislative debates and hearings, presidential signing statements and executive orders, correspondence between justices, Supreme Court briefs, and oral arguments.
9780314006578 | Thomson Learning, April 1, 1992, cover price $10.01

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Product Description: Focuses on the Supreme Court's role in American politics. Using a wide selection of primary source materials, this title examines the Court's impact on different groups, agencies, and public policies as well as on public philosophies about the appropriate dimensions of judicial powe...read more

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9781604269604 | Revised edition (Cq Pr, December 14, 2010), cover price $420.00 | About this edition: Focuses on the Supreme Court's role in American politics.

This book explains why Congress is the indispensable institution for safeguarding popular, democratic, and constitutional government. Even though its record over the past two centuries presents a mixed picture, the record of the other two branches is also decidedly mixed. The author has worked for Congress for the past four decades and writes from a perspective that intimately understands its shortcomings while appreciating its strengths. He contends that portraying Congress as so inherently inept that it must be kept subordinate to presidential or judicial power is misguided and uninformed. The Constitution looks to Congress as the first branch because it is the institution through which citizens at the local and state level engage in self-government. Although Presidents claim to be the “national representative,” they cannot substitute for the knowledge and legitimacy brought by members of Congress. Congress, after all, is “the people’s branch” and this book restores it to its rightful claim.

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9780199945924 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 2010, cover price $125.00
9781594517945 | Paradigm Pub, December 30, 2009, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: This book explains why Congress is the indispensable institution for safeguarding popular, democratic, and constitutional government.

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9780199945931 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 2010, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This book explains why Congress is the indispensable institution for safeguarding popular, democratic, and constitutional government.
9781594517952 | Paradigm Pub, June 30, 2010, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This book explains why Congress is the indispensable institution for safeguarding popular, democratic, and constitutional government.

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Product Description: Following the terrorist attacks of 9/11, America's political institutions underwent radical changes as they adapted to comprehensive security reforms. While the media exhaustively covered new security protocols in the executive office, little attention was paid to other federal agencies and branches that overhauled their systems to accommodate heightened security requirements...read more

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9780813125886 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, June 1, 2010, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Following the terrorist attacks of 9/11, America's political institutions underwent radical changes as they adapted to comprehensive security reforms.

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Product Description: The Supreme Court and Congress explores how the Court operates in relation to legislative action, as well as how it has defined the extent and limits of congressional power. Individual chapters trace conflicts between branches over the power of judicial review and other key separation of powers issues, civil rights for African Americans and women, individual liberties, and regulation of the national economy...read more

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9780872895249 | Cq Pr, October 15, 2008, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: The Supreme Court and Congress explores how the Court operates in relation to legislative action, as well as how it has defined the extent and limits of congressional power.

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Product Description: The announced purpose of U.S. antiterrorist policies after 9/11 was to bring democracy and the rule of law to the Middle East. At home, those values were regularly threatened by illegal, unconstitutional, secret, and unaccountable programs...read more

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9780700616008 | Univ Pr of Kansas, September 11, 2008, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The author assesses the longstanding tension between protecting constitutional rights and safeguarding national security in a study that focuses on how the Bush administration's responses to 9/11 have threatened the Constitution and the rights it protects.

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9780700616015 | Univ Pr of Kansas, September 11, 2008, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The announced purpose of U.

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Product Description: Nearly three decades after its initial publication, Louis Fisher's durable classic remains at the head of its class-a book that Congressional Quarterly called "as close to being indispensable as anything published in this field." This newly revised and updated fifth edition emphatically reinforces that sterling reputation...read more

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9780700615339 | 5 revised edition (Univ Pr of Kansas, September 21, 2007), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Nearly three decades after its initial publication, Louis Fisher's durable classic remains at the head of its class-a book that Congressional Quarterly called "as close to being indispensable as anything published in this field.

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9780700615346 | 5 revised edition (Univ Pr of Kansas, September 21, 2007), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Nearly three decades after its initial publication, Louis Fisher's durable classic remains at the head of its class-a book that Congressional Quarterly called "as close to being indispensable as anything published in this field.

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Product Description: This paperback volume (subtitled ''Constitutional Structures: Separated Powers and Federalism'') includes chapters 1 through 9 of Fisher/Harriger, American Constitutional Law, Ninth Edition (hardback) plus the concluding chapter, ''Efforts to Curb the Court...read more

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9781594609541 | 9 edition (Carolina Academic Pr, May 1, 2011), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: This paperback volume (subtitled ''Constitutional Structures: Separated Powers and Federalism'') includes chapters 1 through 9 of Fisher/Harriger, American Constitutional Law, Ninth Edition (hardback) plus the concluding chapter, ''Efforts to Curb the Court.
9781594606243 | 8 edition (Carolina Academic Pr, January 31, 2009), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Available in two formats a single, hardback volume or two paperback volumes American Constitutional Law is the only book that develops constitutional law in the comprehensive sense.
9781594603723, titled "American Constitutional Law Constitutional Structures: Separated Powers and Federalism" | 7 edition (Carolina Academic Pr, February 28, 2007), cover price $43.00
9781594601217, titled "American Constitutional Law Constitutional Structures: Separated Powers and Federalism" | 6 edition (Carolina Academic Pr, March 30, 2005), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Containing chapters 1-15 of the basic text, "American Constitutional Law", this volume focuses on constitutional structures, including the separation of powers and the concept of Federalism.
9780890892152 | Carolina Academic Pr, May 1, 2001, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Book by Fisher, Louis

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Product Description: This paperback volume includes chapters 10 through 19 of Fisher's American Constitutional Law, Seventh Edition.

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9781594603730 | 7 edition (Carolina Academic Pr, February 28, 2007), cover price $48.00 | About this edition: This paperback volume includes chapters 10 through 19 of Fisher's American Constitutional Law, Seventh Edition.

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Product Description: When a B-29 bomber exploded over Georgia in 1948, the victims' families were denied access to crucial information relating to the accident because the federal government claimed such access would endanger national security. When the Supreme Court upheld that claim in United States v...read more

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9780700614646 | Univ Pr of Kansas, September 12, 2006, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: When a B-29 bomber exploded over Georgia in 1948, the victims' families were denied access to crucial information relating to the accident because the federal government claimed such access would endanger national security.

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Product Description: Book by Elsea, Jennifer, Fisher, Louis

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9781594549366 | Nova Novinka, April 28, 2006, cover price $62.00 | About this edition: Book by Elsea, Jennifer, Fisher, Louis

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Product Description: The 9/11 attacks were not the first operations by foreign terrorists on American soil. In 1942, during World War II, eight Germans landed on our shores bent on sabotage. Caught before they could carry out their missions, under FDR's presidential proclamation they were hauled before a secret military tribunal and found guilty...read more

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9780700612383 | Univ Pr of Kansas, April 1, 2003, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Although huge in scope and impact, the 9/11 attacks were not the first threat by foreign terrorists on American soil.

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9780700613878 | 2 updated edition (Univ Pr of Kansas, June 2, 2005), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The 9/11 attacks were not the first operations by foreign terrorists on American soil.

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