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    In a recent New Republic article titled "Moscow Is No Place for a Defector," Peter Savodnik mentions what he believes to be Lee Harvey Oswald's primary motivation for defecting to the Soviet Union — not politics, not money, not women: he just "really wanted to get away from his mother."

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  • Perhaps, although that hardly seems to apply to the Oswald case, nor does it provide the answer Mr. Savodnik promised us: Why did Lee Harvey Oswald murder President Kennedy?

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  • But the Marines, Mr. Savodnik writes, as if there were something wrong in all this, "were trained in boxing and judo and were forced to live inside very narrow parameters: they spoke, got out of bed, and ate when someone else said they could.

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