ITALY: In Sardinia

On Mar. 4, 1848, King Carlo Alberto granted to his Sardinian subjects a Statuto fondamentale del Regno, or Constitution. An expansion of that Constitution has served Italy until the present, but Benito proposed to have it changed.

The Directorate of the Fascist Party, Benito at its head, appointed a committee of 15, composed of five Senators, five Deputies, three professors, one judge, one journalist, to modify the Constitution. Benito told them that they were only to do a little decorating and "to leave the main walls of the Constitution as they are."...

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