U.N.: Birthday

It was a lovely party. Trygve Lie had journeyed all the way to San Francisco straight from a shining Yale commencement, where he had been made an honorary doctor of laws. On the stage of the Opera House (its sets much quieter than a year ago when U.N. was founded there) he made a speech in which he declared that, despite what had happened during the past year, it was by no means necessary to take a gloomy view of world cooperation. Mayor Roger D. Lapham and the audience beamed happily. Lie's address was embedded in a garland of music,...

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