ITALY: Il Motorino

Just four days after the rickety government of Christian Democratic Premier Fernando Tambroni toppled last week, Italy's politicians agreed on a new Premier: Amintore Fanfani, 52, the stubby. hard-driving Tuscan professor of economics who has twice before headed Christian Democratic governments.

For Italy, this speed was almost unprecedented. But the politicians had been scared by the riots the Communists had staged a fortnight ago to protest the 24 neo-Fascist votes that gave the Tambroni government its majority. The riots had not amounted to much in themselves. But they vividly demonstrated that the...

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