UNITED NATIONS: We Are Determined

At 3 a.m. last Sunday, the telephone rang in the Forest Hills, N.Y. home of U.N. Secretary General Trygve Lie. The caller was Ambassador Ernest Gross, U.S. deputy representative to the United Nations. The U.S., said Gross, wanted Lie to call an emergency meeting of the Security Council to deal with the invasion of South Korea by Russian-backed North Korean troops. Burly Trygve Lie buckled down to action immediately, did not get back to bed that night.

By the next afternoon there were 250 spectators waiting in the long, airconditioned Security Council chamber at Lake Success—men in sport shirts, starched...

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