Stanley Clifford Weyman, a sad-looking, smooth-talking man of 60, blended into the fuzz-buzz edges of Lake Success as easily as any of that strange new tribe of international do-gooders who are not quite diplomats, not quite newspapermen, and not quite experts on anything. A correspondent of the Erwin News Agency, (headquarters in Washington), he had broadcast interviews with U.N. notables over a Manhattan F.M. radio station, served as a tipster for the London Daily Mirror. He had a marked talent for big-name-dropping, and for catching rides in official delegation cars. He made himself popular—particularly with the delegation from Siam....

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