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used in Killing Kennedy

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to stop the flow of a liquid (typically blood); or to stop anything that is harmful
  • (Getty Images) move that forces President Kennedy to backpedal publicly on the issue of direct U.S. involvement in Southeast Asia, a war that he believes is vital to stanching the worldwide spread of communism.
    p. 88.1

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