INTERNATIONAL: World Conferences

In Rome the smoking hot impatience of Benito Mussolini for fewer words and more action at numerous Conferences now facing the Great Powers erupted in a speech to the Italian Senate last week by hazel-eyed, spade-bearded Foreign Minister Dino Grandi, most trusted henchman of the Dictator.

"Can we close our eyes," cried Signer Grandi, "to the fact that hundreds of millions of men throughout the whole world feel that their peace, their daily bread depend on the solution of a few fundamental problems?"

These problems have not yet been solved, declared Signer Grandi, because "statesmen have permitted themselves...

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