In Paris last week, as the U.N. Assembly wound up its affairs for 1948, various things happened to upset the dignity of delegates. The Palais de Chaillot's elevator operators went out on a quickie strike, followed by the dining room waiters. Fire broke out in an unoccupied committee room. During the Palestine debate in the great green & gilt plenary room, a balcony photographer dropped a film can on Turkey's table. Worst of all, brash young Garry Davis, who calls himself a citizen of the world (TIME, Sept. 20, 27), and who has needled the Assembly since September, pulled a...

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