Education: World Brains-Truster

After two dozen secret nominating sessions, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) finally agreed on a man for the top job. Their choice: Dr. Julian Sorell Huxley, 59, lean, wiry and brilliant British biologist who ran UNESCO in its warm-up stages.

For an outfit devoted to the "free flow of information," they were mighty secret about it. As the delegates filed into UNESCO House in Paris (the old Hotel Majestic) to vote, three armed and mustachioed policemen checked their credentials. The press gallery was cleared, the communications system shut off. Huxley received 22 votes; three countries voted against him and...

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