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Presenting... disabled people

United States. President"s Committee on Employment of the Handicapped.

Presenting... disabled people

by United States. President"s Committee on Employment of the Handicapped.

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Published by President"s Committee on Employment of the Handicapped, Communications Office in Washington .
Written in English

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  • People with disabilities -- United States

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