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Very critical of what?
Of the burning of draft cards, for example.
Oh, oh, oh, oh. Oh, well, I didn't have much sympathy with people going off to
Canada to avoid the draft. Is that what you're asking?
I must have missed what you asked me. Oh, the peace movement in that sense.
I was talking about the peace movement in the sense that I thought really made
sense. Oh, I misunderstood when you referred to the peace movement.
Well, the anti-war movement.
The symbolism of burning the American flag at that time, what it meant, and the
waving around of North Vietnamese flags, and the departure of quite a lot of people to
Canada to skip the draft, and the burning of draft cards, I have to tell you at that time I
didn't have much sympathy for. I think I subsequently got to understand it a little bit
better, with a little more sympathy than I had then, but I'm not going to try to pretend that
I had any real sympathy for that kind of peace movement. I did have very strong
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