ITALY: Fascismo Trionfante

Despatches from Italy last week assumed almost the stereotyped cast of official bulletins, as Fascist censors ruthlessly blue-penciled all reports considered unfavorable to Il Duce (Benito Mussolini) or to Fascismo itself.

Foreign Censorship. The 56th birthday of King Vittorio Emanuele was celebrated at a reception tendered him by the Government and Premier Mussolini at the Capital. Foreign newspapermen were barred even from attendance at this function by the adroit form in which the official invitos were cast. It was specifically required that every male guest appear in uniform, and since even those...

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