National Affairs: THE U.N.'S TENTH

THAT planetary ark of man's peaceful aspirations, the U.N., rode hopefully high last week as the General Assembly met in Manhattan for its tenth annual session. In all their formal addresses and still more in their hand-pumping greetings along the crowded, glass-walled corridors 500 delegates from 60 nations talked up "the Geneva spirit" that appeared to be abating tensions. In token of the new cordiality, the Assembly on the first ballot chose its president by unanimous vote. He is Chile's portly, polished Jose Maza, 66, a U.N. parliamentarian of ten years' standing. With Molotov protesting only mildly for the record, the...

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