ITALY: Old Age

"Giovinezza! Giovinezza!" (Youth! Youth!) has been the cry of Benito Mussolini, since the day seven years ago when his black-shirted army marched upon Rome.

In an interview last week Italy's Apostle of Youth mentioned for the first time his old age:

"I am personally interested in flying." said he, speaking proudly in recently acquired English. "After I have completed my work and become an old man, I hope to visit America. I may then be able to fly across the Atlantic. Twenty years from now a good-proportion of trans-Atlantic journeying will be...

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