Joseph Kennedy (1888 to 1969), American ambassador to Great Britain during World War Two, and father of the Kennedy political dynasty.  Kennedy thought England was a lost cause in 1938. “I’m for appeasement 1,000 percent.”

Joseph Kennedy (1888 to 1969), American ambassador to Great Britain during World War Two, and father of the Kennedy political dynasty. Kennedy thought England was a lost cause in 1938.
Source: Citizens of London p.4
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The patriarch of the Kennedy clan was always known as a sleazy operator in business circles, but his despicable lack of courage in standing up to the Nazis is still surprising. Fortunately, Winston Churchill had something else in mind.

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