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William Kaufmann, 90; MIT political scientist reshaped Kennedy's defense strategy

WILLIAM KAUFMANN WILLIAM KAUFMANN (MIT Museum)
Globe Staff / December 26, 2008

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William W. Kaufmann, a longtime MIT political scientist and defense analyst who led an effort to reshape the Pentagon's Cold War nuclear defense strategy in the early days of the Kennedy administration, died Dec. 14 at Hearthstone at Choate, an Alzheimer's disease care center in Woburn. He was 90. (Full article: 1094 words)

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