The Hemisphere: Alliance Upheld

The results of a Gallup poll announced last week revealed a well-obscured fact about a serious argument between the U.S. and Canada over the question: Should Red China be seated in the U.N.? Most adult Canadians, the poll showed, have only the fuzziest notion of what the argument is all about. A full 11% thought Red China already had a U.N. seat; 41% did not know. Among the minority who did know, 57% favored seating Peking. This meant that in Canada's voting population as a whole, only 27% clearly favor a U.N. seat for the Chinese Communists.

The response was quite different...

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