At head of title: 87th Cong., 2d sess. Committee Print.
|Contributions||United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee on Aging.|
|LC Classifications||HV1457 .A55|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 58 p.|
|Number of Pages||58|
|LC Control Number||62061728|
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