ITALY: Long Road

Premier Mario Scelba's government got moving last week on two of the major areas where it had promised action:

¶ As a first step in his crackdown on Italian Communism (TIME, March 29), which includes cleaning the Reds out of moviemaking and other strongholds, Scelba announced that as of mid-April, Communist and fellow-traveling organizations will have to get out of government-owned facilities or face eviction proceedings. The Communists, for example, print their official newspaper, L'Unità, in a government-controlled printing plant. Pietro Nenni's Red-affiliated Socialists were the first to get specific eviction notes. They were told they had three...

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