About this title: A polemical history of the United Nations. Hazzard describes the founding of the organization and gives a careful account of its day-to-day workings. Originally written for the New Yorker at the time of the Waldheim crisis, Hazzard examines Waldheim's career in detail and concludes that his presence at the head of the U.N. amounts to a betrayal of the organization's principles.
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