TITLE

ESCAPE TO FREEDOM: THE STORY OF THE INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE

AUTHOR(S)
Campbell, John C.; Despard, Lucy Edwards
PUB. DATE
September 1983
SOURCE
Foreign Affairs;Fall1983, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p212
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents an overview of the book Escape to Freedom: The Story of the International Rescue Committee, by Aaron Levenstein.
ACCESSION #
16997250

 

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