ITALY: Women

At night Signor Mussolini lies between silken sheets in a huge, carved bed at the Villa Torlonia. A massive prie dieu stands at his bedside. A domed and gilded ceiling canopies above. From the sumptuous milieu he rose up refreshed one morning last week and spoke biting words to French feminist Vahdah Jeanne Bordeaux, who interviewed him after breakfast on the topic "Women."

Benito Dixit: "Women are trusting, confiding little animals. When a man tells a woman that he loves her, she makes it a point to believe him, no matter how many...

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