UNITED NATIONS: Such an Agreeable Russian

In U.N.'s short and stuffy life there had never been anything like the meetings of the Subcommission on Freedom of Information and of the Press, gathered at Lake Success last week to erect an agenda for a full-dress conference next year. The ten men around the wide table made no set formalized speeches, pillowed no punches in diplomatic niceties. They flubbed parliamentary procedure and generally had a fine time talking frank talk. With one exception, they were men who had worked long at journalism. The exception was tweedy, dry-humored Zechariah Chafee Jr.,...

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