George Seldes, brother of Gilbert Seldes, famed esthete, was the Rome correspondent of the Chicago Tribune. He sent dispatches to his paper which the Mussolini Government characterized as "misleading, exaggerated, alarming." He was requested, through Ambassador Fletcher, to leave the country. He demanded an order to leave addressed personally to himself. The Government granted this and a safe conduct.
Five American correspondentsof the
Chicago Daily News, The New York World, the United Press, the Philadelphia Public Ledger, the Christian Science Monitorcalled at the foreign office in Rome, protesting. They protested in vain.
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