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- To the rostrum stepped Franois de Menthon, a mild-looking law professor with a scraggly mustache and professorially stooped shoulders, who had been a member of the French .
- With him was an imposing array of politburocrats: goateed Premier Nikolai Bulganin, smiling professorially; First Deputy Premier Anastas Mikoyan, the clever Armenian who .
- Robert Taylor's retooled Detectives (NBC) now wear button-down collars, glen plaid suits, and shoot professorially from the mouth.