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July 8, 2005
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A New York museum is coming under fire for a panel asserting that President Roosevelt couldn’t have saved more Jews during the Holocaust. Twenty-three historians have signed a petition to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Museum urging its curator, Herman Eberhardt, to correct a panel that states, “even Roosevelt’s bitterest critics concede that nothing he could have done — including bombing the rails leading to Auschwitz in 1944 — would have saved significant numbers from annihilation, let alone dissuaded the Nazis from doing what they were so intent on doing.”

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