United Nations: New Orders

The news crashed into the Security Council chamber like a thunderclap. There had been more killings in the Congo. This time six Lumumbaists had been summarily executed by little Albert Kalonji, boss of the Mining State of South Kasai. In the corridors, Africans, already convinced that the murdered Premier Patrice Lumumba was a victim of white men's machinations, gathered in angry clusters, and in the chamber, African delegates took the floor to demand U.N. action.

Soviet Delegate Valerian Zorin seized the chance to press for his blunt resolution calling for Secretary-General Dag...

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