INVESTIGATIONS: Immoral but Inevitable

Americans visiting Paris or Rome this spring have been a bit surprised to discover that most Europeans do not seem particularly interested in—let alone shocked by—the Watergate scandal. "They think wiretapping is immoral but inevitable," says a French journalist. It may also be, however, that Europeans are more intrigued by a spate of stories about illegal bugging closer to home. Items:

> In Italy 25 private detectives and telephone company employees have been arrested so far in a widening scandal involving the tapping of perhaps 1,000 telephone lines in Rome, including those...

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