National Affairs: Buyer's Market

Seven tired diplomats, headed by Yugoslavia's Dr. Stojan Gavrilovic, stepped out of a plane at LaGuardia Field to begin 1946's most publicized house hunt. Soon they ran into a devastating propaganda barrage by cities which want to become the home of UNO—and refuse to be intimidated by the strong sentimental lobby for Hyde Park.

Among top contenders was Boston, which had flown handsome Governor Maurice J. Tobin, and other leaders, to London. At the State House, a bas-relief map of Greater Boston was ready for delegates; there was talk of using a blimp for reconnaissance.

New York City's tabloid Daily News continued to...

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