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Erroneous declassification of nuclear weapons information

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Energy, Nuclear Proliferation, and Federal Services.

Erroneous declassification of nuclear weapons information

hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy, Nuclear Proliferation and Federal Services of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, first session.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Energy, Nuclear Proliferation, and Federal Services.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Defense information, Classified -- United States.,
  • Nuclear weapons information -- United States.,
  • Security classification (Government documents),
  • Nuclear nonproliferation.

  • Edition Notes

    Hearings held: pt. 1, May 23, 1979 ; pt. 2, Oct. 2, 1979.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17798231M

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