UNITED NATIONS: Les Onusiens

The Palais de Chaillot was rebuilt in 1937, for the Paris world's fair of that year, and has since been used mainly as a museum. To the Palais de Chaillot this week came delegates to the third general session of the U.N. General Assembly. (Parisians called them "Les Onusiens" from Organisation des Nations Unies.)* Noticing a musee ferme sign on a glass door of the Palais, a Frenchman in overalls snarled: "What do they mean, 'museum closed?' What do they think is going on in there now?"

Nevertheless, the U.N. was not yet...

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