Nation: A Display of Affection

When Ethiopia's Emperor Haile Selassie pleaded gallantly but in vain for League of Nations help against the invading troops of Benito Mussolini in 1936, the wiry little Lion of Judah won the affection of the U.S. That continuing affection was displayed throughout the Emperor's official state visit to the U.S. last week. He was applauded and pursued by an unusually spirited noontime crowd of parade watchers in Washington, by delegates to the U.N. in New York, by autograph seekers along lower Broadway. In Philadelphia, even union pickets on strike at a hotel cheered...

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