National Affairs: Hi Mario!

At the National Press Club last week, Italy's Premier Mario Scelba faced perhaps the most perilous moment of his U.S. tour: question time. As usual, the assembled correspondents tossed some curves to test the visitor's sense of humor. Do daily siestas contribute to Italy's over population? "The question is very pertinent," said Scelba, smiling slightly. "But the siesta is devoted to rest and not to work." The newsmen roared. Then came another: Did Actress Gina Lollobrigida express the official viewpoint in stating that married women have more sex appeal? "The Italian government,"...

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