International: Bernadotte's Eulogy

In Paris, the nations listened to the earnest, urgent words of Count Folke Bernadotte. The U.N. General-Assembly considered his proposals for a Palestine settlement which he had completed just before his death. Both George Marshall and Ernie Bevin backed the plan; it seemed certain that the Assembly would adopt it. Both Jews and Arabs objected, but they sounded more moderate than usual.

One cold and windy evening last week, while the men in Paris still considered the Count's plan, a white plane with United Nations markings landed at Stockholm airport. It bore the...

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