Foreign News: Tell the Truth

Benito beamed at foreign journalists who entertained him at the Foreign Press Club in Rome. "You can be very useful to the Government and to Italy," purred the Dictator. "I only ask you one thing— to tell the truth* when you are informing your papers of what you see around you."

Mussolini was once a journalist himself; he founded and edited the Milan Popolo d'ltalia in favor of Italy's intervention in the War.

*Ever since the Fascisti seized power in 1922, foreign journalists in Italy have been comforted by the knowledge that their despatches would be...

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