UNITED NATIONS: Speech to the Waverers

The very qualities that make some of his countrymen distrust Dean Acheson and his policies were just what were needed to make him a success at U.N. last week. He set out to convince the doubters, the neutralists, the holdbacks and the timid in the General Assembly on the Tightness of the U.S.—and U.N.—action in Korea. To diplomats nagged by the conviction that Americans are illogical, explosive, and unreasoningly bellicose, the U.S. Secretary of State spoke for nearly three hours from a lawyer's brief that was well prepared and delivered in aloof and detached fashion. Speaking to the 60-member...

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