ITALY: Man from the Mountains

(See Cover) Across the ancient reaches of Italy—a sunny, beautiful and melancholy land—the clamor spread.

DE GASPERI is A LIAR! screamed a black headline in Rome's L'Unita, the Communist daily.

"Our nationalism," boasted the boss of resurgent Italian Fascism, "is not like the nationalism of De Gasperi." He spat the Premier's name as if it were uncapsuled quinine. "The enemy," added another Fascist, "is the Christian Democratic Party." To 62,000 intent Neapolitans a Communist speaker shouted: "How can De Gasperi talk of security when there are 2,500,000 unemployed?" And a few blocks away,...

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