ITALY: Preventing Paralysis

Standing before the Chamber of Deputies last week, Premier Mario Scelba said: "I have the honor to present . . . the law for the European Defense Community." A left-wing voice cried out: "You call that an honor?" and the Communists and Nenni (proCommunist) Socialists set up a chorus of hoots and jeers at Scelba.

Later, before 50,000 dirt farmers gathered in convention in Rome, Scelba said: "The Communists, from their point of view, are right to oppose EDC, because every act which tends to make our democracy stronger only makes more...

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