International: Prescription

An unexpected explanation of the recent frenzied Russian behavior this week burst from the lips of Andrei Vishinsky.

The Russian delegate, angered by some remark of Britain's Hector McNeil, screamed: "You have hallucinations! You have nightmares!" Then he offered McNeil some medical advice: "Why don't you take some adrenalin or other medicine to calm your nerves?"

Adrenalin, a powerful stimulant, quiets no nerves. But perhaps, U.N. observers speculated, Vishinsky and friends have been reaching for the adrenalin instead of the bromide.

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