U.N.: Turn of the Screw

Cocksure and belligerent as a Digger in his favorite pub, Delegate William R.

Hodgson damned Poland's case ("kyse" in his Cockney-like Australian *) for a break in relations with Spain and Brazil's "kyse" against U.N. intervention in the domestic affairs of any state.

"What is the objective?" barked Hodgson. "To remove the Franco regime. But does the Polish delegate really think severance of diplomatic relations is going to accomplish that objective? Is the Soviet delegate really serious? . . . Action such as that is likely to strengthen Franco. . . .


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