UNITED NATIONS: A Cry for Morals

As China's scholarly Dr. T. F. Tsiang began to address the U.N. Assembly's Political & Security Committee, Russia's Andrei Vishinsky contemptuously interrupted. "Fictitious representatives of a fictitious government," he snarled at Tsiang. The true representatives of China, he cried, were the Chinese Communists. Russia would not debate charges made by Kuomintang "pygmies.'' Then he packed his briefcase, waved his deputy foreign minister., Jacob A. Malik, to his chair and stalked out of the conference room into the corridors, arm-in-arm with Czechoslovakia's Vladimir Clementis.

The gist of Tsiang's 17,000 word indictment was familiar, but it was being presented formally for the...

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