Waiting for Lefty

At Lake Success the representatives of 60 nations anxiously waited for nine unhurried Chinese Communists led by a general named Wu Hsiu-chuan. Impatient U.N. delegates mulled over reports that the Chinese would reach New York by Nov. 24, speculated curiously about where the Chinese would eat and sleep. (One popular guess: in the Russians' rented mansion at Glen Cove, L.I.)

Both Russia and the U.S. took steps to make sure that the U.N. would do nothing but mark time until the delegation from Red China arrived. U.S. Delegate John Foster Dulles persuaded the Political & Security Committee to postpone indefinitely...

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