FOREIGN RELATIONS: Injustice & Disservice

In early 1951, the U.S. Embassy in Rome suggested to Italian Novelist Alberto (The Woman of Rome) Moravia that he should pay a visit to the U.S., where his books are bestsellers. Moravia delightedly accepted the suggestion and filed his papers. Last May, the embassy announced that Moravia's visa had been denied because of a State Department ruling that he cannot qualify under the U.S. Internal Security (McCarran) Act. This action was part of the Administration's campaign to sabotage the act by administering it with ridiculous mock zeal.

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