The Press: All Round Europe

¶ In Milan one issue of the Mussolini family newspaper, Il Popolo d' Italia, was sequestered, last week, by the Fascist censor, because it contained a "sensational" story headed:

WOUNDS HIS FIANCEE AND

KILLS SELF IN FATHER'S

PRESENCE

In Italy it is forbidden to publish sensational stories. Said the Editor of Il Popolo, Arnaldo Mussolini, brother of Benito: "We have been justly sequestered. We are the first to admit it."

Observers considered the sequestration a "plant," designed to strengthen the Censor's position when he moves to sequester other newspapers. The sensational story, it was explained, was inserted in Il Popolo by irresponsible underlings "late one night,...

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