Foreign News: The Red Black Book

For Italy's Reds, September is festa month, a time for rousing party parties, where fun is mixed with the serious business of renovating Communist dogma and replenishing Communist coffers. Piazzas and parks throughout Italy echoed last week with the sounds of lively local Communist festas. The biggest blowout of all, attended by the party's biggest Red wigs, was to be held in Florence's gracious old Cascine park. But Florence's stoutly anti-Communist police chief did not fall into the fun-loving spirit. Last week he abruptly withdrew the party's permit to congregate in the park.

Seething over this latest example of the Christian Democrats'...

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