Foreign News: Wine, Women, & Children

The attitude of all dictators toward childbearing, a subject on which Mussolini's semi-official newsorgan Giornale d'ltalia spoke out last week, is enough to make many women fear dictatorships. Declared Giornale d'ltalia: "Italians must not drink less wine lest there be a corresponding decrease in the birth rate. Wine is a moderately exciting beverage which creates happy abandonment that favors accentuation of the phenomena essential to vitality. The birth rate is lowest in countries where wine is not the national drink."

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