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March 27, 2003
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Former Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-N.Y.), who battled the U.N.’s “Zionism is racism” resolution, died Wednesday at 76. In 1975, when the United Nations denigrated Zionism as racist and called it a “threat to world peace,” the then-U.S. envoy delivered an eloquent and emotional defense of Jewish political independence that blasted the U.N. resolution as anti-Semitic.

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