Dictator Benito Mussolini answered last week and Fiihrer Adolf Hitler prepared to reply this week to President Roosevelt's recent suggestion that the two Fascist rulers, who share the modern world's record for treaty-breaking, sign up for a ten-year span of peace (see p. 77).

Standing in front of a statue of the great Julius, Rome's modern Caesar tossed off his answer with Latin casualness before a group of dignitaries responsible for the Olympiad of Civilization, an Italian world's fair which II Duce, events permitting, will open in 1942. Surely, said II Duce,...

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