THE UNITED NATIONS: Housekeeping Problem

The United Nations ran into new troubles last week in its attempt to keep its big glass house to the satisfaction of its host. From a seven-man U.N. tribunal came a ruling that eleven Americans, fired from the U.N. staff because their loyalty to the U.S. was questioned, had been dismissed "illegally."

In the case of seven, the tribunal ordered U.N. Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold to pay legal fees of $300 each and damages ranging from $6,000 to $40,000 (for an "anthropologist and African specialist" whose field, the tribunal said, was so narrow...

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