ITALY: Man with the Facts

In Italy's Chamber of Deputies, cries of crook, assassin and Fascist come so often from the Communist benches that they no longer get a rise. Last week the tables were reversed, and the result was an uproar. A right-wing Christian Democrat named Giuseppe Togni, who has always supported the government, took the floor and said: "This government has not conducted a sufficiently energetic anti-Communist policy. Italy is not trusted abroad. It is considered defiled by Communism."

Catcalls from the left began. Togni stood his ground. "I fought for Italy," he shouted, "when many of you Communists were serving in Mussolini's...

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