ITALY: Fascismo Trionfante

A laurel wreath and a bouquet of roses were placed by a Fascist usher on the desk of Signor Mussolini as the Italian Chamber assembled last week in extraordinary session. The galleries and boxes twittered and sparkled with the elect of Rome, Fascist patricians who had come to cheer Il Duce as he put through the Chamber his Defense Decrees (TIME, Nov. 15) punishing with death attempts upon his life, and virtually abrogating civil liberty in Italy.

Twelve. Who dares oppose Il Duce in the Chamber? It is well known that the 124...

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