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Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: Louis Stokes, Democratic Representative from Ohio. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.
Stokes, Louis, with David Chanoff. The Gentleman from Ohio. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2016.