ITALY: The Injustice of Justice

At 4:37 p.m. on Dec. 12, 1969, a bomb exploded inside the crowded National Bank of Agriculture in downtown Milan. Thirteen people were killed and four died later of injuries. A few minutes later in Rome, another bomb damaged the main office of the National Bank of Labor, injuring 14 persons. That same afternoon, two bombs blew pieces of marble off Rome's Victor Emmanuel monument; three pedestrians were hurt. Police in the two cities promptly went into action. Three days later in Milan, they arrested Pietro Valpreda, 37, a sometime ballet dancer...

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