Foreign News: Pizza with Togliatti

In Rome one night last week, on the eve of general strike, an unusual group of dinner companions sat down in a restaurant. This is the story of TIME Correspondent Emmet Hughes, who was there:

To get to the little pizzeria Romualdo on the Piazza della Torretta, a little way from Corso Umberto, you have to wind through narrow streets whose buildings seem to teeter perilously close to each other above, almost shutting out the clear winter sky overhead. It is a pleasant meander to a pleasant place. The unpainted wood tables and slightly...

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