American Politics

Poster Number: PP 611
Category: Cold War
Poster Notes:

[Glass reflection on left] "Domestic Policy"
[Glass reflection on right] "Foreign Policy"

Media Size: 45x32
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1970
Editorial Information: Editor Z. Kondrat’eva
Technical Information on Poster: On August 28, 1970; Publication No. 1- 279; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 1829; Price 10 kopeks. 8-2-2/70
Glavlit Directory Number: A09071
Catalog Notes: PP 611 Cold War b
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