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GOV281: The Obama Years: Explore Background Information

M. Lendler, Fall 2020

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Presidency and Congress

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A Note on Gov Docs

UMass Amherst library holdings include records for government documents from 1976 to the present.

Smith subscribes to older hearings through the ProQuest Congressional database (1824-2003).

The Five College Library Catalog links to newer online hearings from the Government Printing Office.