Oversight, rulemaking activities of the Federal Trade Commission hearing before the Subcommitttee on Consumer Protection and Finance of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, first session ... June 8, 1977. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Finance.

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SeriesSerial - House, Committee on Interstate and Foregin Commerce ; no. 95-44
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