Foreign News: It Isn't Easy

In a private talk recently, Italy's President Giovanni Gronchi once again urged his old friend, Left-Wing Socialist Leader Pietro Nenni, to break with the Communists. Sadly Nenni replied: "That's exactly what I'm trying to do. But it isn't easy, Dio mio, it isn't easy." Last week, for the first time in ten years, Nenni broke with the public Communist line on a fundamental policy issue. European unity. But Dio mio, it wasn't easy.

At a closed meeting of the 74-man Socialist central committee, Nenni urged that the party support the European Common Market and...

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