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NYT Remembers McGovern. . . with Fidel Castro

Along with their obituary of George McGovern today, the Times included this picture in their online slideshow:

“Senator McGovern went for a jeep ride with Fidel Castro in Cuba in 1975.”

A picture in an obituary is worth a thousand words, if not 10,000.

The Times was kind, however. It could have used this picture of the dictator and the Senator enjoying ice cream:

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