Foreign News: Hope for the Future

Bound for Washington and "a long overdue date with a tennis court and a swimming pool" in Connecticut. U.S. Ambassador Clare Boothe Luce left Rome last week increasingly hopeful about Italy's future. "If Trieste can be settled, as I hope it will be," she told reporters before she left, "and if EDC can be ratified by Italy, then this country within the next two years will begin to play a much more active and dynamic role in foreign affairs than at any time since 1948." Premier Mario Scelba's government seems more and more to promise "a stability for Italy that no...

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