First there was a telegram saying that
"the editors of the Harvard daily newspaper have voted to present a large ornamental bird to Ambassador Vishinsky for use on the spire of Moscow University."
Then two Harvardmen showed up one morning last week at the headquarters of
the Soviet delegation to the U.N. Though Vishinsky was not on hand, his first deputy, Semen Tsarapkin, was, and he obviously tried his best to seem pleased with
the weird, heron-like copper bird he was getting. "Tell me, what does it symbolize?" he asked. "Oh," replied the Harvardmen, "it's a sort of American peace dove." "Well," said Tsarapkin, "it...