GENERAL: CIA Factbook for Free.

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From: [email protected] ("Michael S. Hart")
Subject: CIA World Factbook for Free
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I have been reluctant to post a note to this entire listserver but. . .
the following should get some of you a free copy of the CIA Factbook.
This reply up to date as of July 1, 1992
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