Clark M. Clifford Papers 1883-1999 (bulk 1946-1998)

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Clark M. Clifford Papers 1883-1999 (bulk 1946-1998)

Government official and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, congressional testimony, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Clifford's personal and professional life, including his role as an adviser and counsel to four Democratic presidential administrations, his service as United States secretary of defense, 1968-1969, and his career as a lawyer in Washington, D.C.

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