POLICIES & PRINCIPLES: She Learned It the Hard Way

"Never again," said U.N. Delegate Eleanor Roosevelt, would she accept a compromise in the United Nations merely to win Soviet support for something everyone else had agreed on. For three years Delegate Roosevelt has tried her level best to get along with the Russians. Last week, in a speech at Washington, she conceded that it hadn't seemed to work. "I don't think I will ever compromise again even on words," she said. "The Soviets look on this as evidence of weakness rather than as a gesture of good will."

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