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AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File The late Israeli President Shimon Peres listens during a meeting at the president's residence in Jerusalem on October 28, 2013.  S himon Peres had a superhumanly long career in politics. By the time he'd been in public life for 60 years or so, it seemed fair to expect that three things would never happen: that he would win an election, that he would die, and that it would be possible to make an accurate assessment of what he believed, finessed, and accomplished.
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