International: Memorization

U.N.'s work last week descended from the committee level to the subcommittees. It was not lost from the sight of a vigilant and prolix press, but it was in that tentative, amorphous state where the detailed picture of it on one day would be out of focus the next.

Russia, barricaded behind the veto, gleefully hurled embarrassing dead cats in a westerly direction. Because his name carried the best publicity value, Molotov worked overtime, pitching doubleheaders at Lake Success and the Big Four meeting at the Waldorf-Astoria.

Aside from the usual run of Soviet propaganda,...

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