Foreign News: Hue & Cry

The first business of Italy's new government would be to do something about the growing strength of the Italian Communists. The Communists themselves were well aware of this eventuality. So was the U.S.

Arriving back in Italy after a U.S. visit, Ambassador Clare Boothe Luce brought with her the State Department's resolve to press the Italian government to intensify curbs on the Reds. At the airport, speaking over the radio, she also had a lighter recommendation. She suggested that in Italy she be called Ambassadress instead of Ambassador, because in Italian "Mrs. Ambassador" soon leads to intricate grammatical complications. "And I do...

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