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George McGovern, pacifist who wanted to bomb Auschwitz dies at 90

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/obituaries/article/george_mcgovern_oacifist_who_wanted_to_bomb_auschwitz_dies_at_90

George McGovern is widely remembered for advocating immediate American withdrawal from Vietnam and sharp reductions in defense spending. Yet despite his reputation as a pacifist, the former United States senator and 1972 presidential candidate, who died Sunday at 90, did believe there were times when America should use military force abroad.

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