THE UNITED NATIONS: You Had Many Friends

In the U.N. Russia's stone-faced Andrei Gromyko (serving as a stand-in for Andrei Vishinsky) delivered the set Soviet piece last week. Perhaps because the new lyrics had not yet arrived from Moscow, he played the same old scratchy tune: the U.S. had started the Korean war; the U.S. had blocked every genuine attempt to end it; U.S. armed forces are guilty of "terror."

Up to his full 6 ft. 3 in. rose U.S. Delegation Chief Henry Cabot Lodge to reply: "The U.S. Army that you have sought to smear here today is the same U.S. Army that stood beside the Russian...

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