UNITED NATIONS: Historic Flushing

Symbols of a prewar era that now seems as remote as the Gay Nineties, the Trylon & Perisphere are gone. But the World's Fair site at Flushing, N.Y. remains. There next week (Oct. 23) the U.N.'s 51 nations will open the first meeting of the General Assembly in the U.S.

Each nation may send five representatives and five alternates. With their camp followers they will total some 2,000 souls; Manhattan hotelmen feared their already jammed buildings would burst. It was encouraging that Russia was fielding its first team, led by Molotov and...

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