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GAO history available.

A recently issued history of the General Accounting Office's first 70 years details the GAO's expanding role in the federal government as it evolved from a voucher-checking office to one of the world's leading audit organizations and explains the GAO's values and culture.

According to Comptroller General Charles A. Bowsher, the 168page document (including an appendix with organization charts) should be helpful to all who work with the GAO, use its products or would like to better understand its operations.

To receive one copy of GAO History, 1921-1991 without charge, contact the U.S. General Accounting Office, P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877, or call (202) 275-6241.
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Title Annotation:General Accounting Office
Publication:Journal of Accountancy
Article Type:Brief Article
Date:Oct 1, 1992
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