U.N.: Mouse in the House

Spain was a test issue before the United Nations Security Council. Was Francisco Franco's regime a potential threat to world peace? And, if so—as Australia's stubborn, logical Herbert Vere Evatt put it last week: what are we going to do about it?

Dr. Evatt, who knew that the U.S. was ready to go along on a denunciation of the Franco regime but was reluctant to see a specific time set for the proposed diplomatic boycott (TIME, June 10), argued forcefully for almost an hour in support of the subcommittee's recommendation. When he finished, the other nine Council members looked at each...

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