ITALY: Collective Madness

Professor Jean Verne of the Medical Faculty of the University of Paris described last week his impressions of Fascismo gleaned as a member of the International Congress for the Advancement of Science at Bologna which was addressed by Signor Mussolini a short time before the Bologna attempt upon his life (TIME, Nov. 8). Said Professor Verne, 36, croix de guerre: "Bologna was like a city of madmen. The wails were covered with mystic posters proclaiming 'God gave him to us; curses upon whoever touches him.' Every window held Mussolini's portrait. Fascist bands...

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