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UNITED NATIONS: Extending the Presence

UNITED NATIONS Extending the "Presence" U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold believes in doing good by stealth. He has succeeded in unobtrusively widening...

UNITED NATIONS: A Turn of the Road

The United Nations, once dismissed as that debating society on the East River, last week saved the Congo from collapse. With order breaking down, with Belgian...

UNITED NATIONS: Quiet Man in a Hot Spot

(See Cover) From the edge of the Elisabethville airport, black, handsome Moise Tshombe, president of the rebellious Congo province of Katanga, watched...

UNITED NATIONS: Arms & the Man

(See Cover) Early one morning last week a Swissair DC-6B set down ten miles from the Suez Canal city of Ismailia. Out of the plane, looking slightly airsick,...

Books: The Invisible Man

MARKINGS by Dag Hammarskjöld. 221 pages. Knopf. $4.95. The man seemed detached and imperturbable as he sat at the Security Council's high table, mediating...

United Nations: Battlefield of Peace

(See Cover) Slowly, with dignity, dapper little Mongi Slim of Tunisia walked up the seven steps to the green marble rostrum and took his seat as president of...

UNITED NATIONS: World On Trial

(See Cover) "O.K., O.K.," said the big, bald foreman, "now comes Chile." His crew of overalled workmen hefted Chile's red, blue and white banner and set it...

UNITED NATIONS: The Quiet Man

Draped in red velvet and the blue-and-white flag of the United Nations, the coffin of former U.N. Secretary-General U Thant last week was honored at the world...

World: A Royal Funeral

In the pale sun of a late afternoon, a carriage of Sweden's royal household came to a stop before a weathered granite tombstone inscribed HJALMAR HAMMARSKJOLD...

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