The Press: Guest Rules

The aliens among the 770 correspondents covering the U.N. are guests of the U.S. as well as of U.N. Last week the two hosts were embroiled in a loud squabble over the rights & duties of their guests.

It began when U.S. immigration officers arrested two correspondents and lodged them on Ellis Island. From there, the pair wired U.N. Secretary General Trygve Lie for help. Lie relayed the appeals to Warren Austin, head of the U.S. delegation, adding an irritated note of his own.

Tiny Portion. The U.N., said Lie, had accredited Nicolas Kyriazidis as a correspondent representing Greek Communist papers,...

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