CONNECTICUT: Fabulous & Fantastic

The loving-cup tempest over the world capital seethed and bubbled. One group of irate citizens banded together into a Committee for the Preservation of Greenwich—keep UNO out. Other citizens formed a smaller Greenwich Citizens Committee—bring UNO in. The Stamford Hills Association screamed like a porker that sees the knife. Some 10,000 other Stamford citizens signed petitions of delight.

Suggestions flew like criss-crossing rockets. Connecticut's Congresswoman Clare Boothe Luce said sadly: "It's unfortunate UNO couldn't have picked a place where it would be more welcome." The New York Times dug up the fact, and printed it as a broad hint, that...

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