"Never before in history has so much hope for so many people been gathered together in a single organization. Your deliberations and decisions during these sombar years have already realized part of those hopes." - PRESIDENT EISENHOWER A plenary meeting of the Eighth Session of the United Nations General Assembly. At the rostrum, the President of the United States of America, Dwight D. Eisenhower, is seen addressing the meeting (December 8, 1953). Presiding is Mme, V. Pandit, President of the General Assembly. The Secretary-General, Mr. Dag Hammarskjold, is seated on her right, and Mr. Andrew Cordier, his Executive Assistant, is on her left.