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    ANNA MARIA MUSSOLINI, THE YOUNGEST AND FAVOURITE DAUGHTER OF THE ITALIAN FASCIST DICTATOR BENITO MUSSOLINI, WAS BURIED IN ROME TODAY (FRIDAY).

  • Description

    ANNA MARIA MUSSOLINI, THE YOUNGEST AND FAVOURITE DAUGHTER OF THE ITALIAN FASCIST DICTATOR BENITO MUSSOLINI, WAS BURIED IN ROME TODAY (FRIDAY). SHE DIED EARLIER THIS WEEK AFTER A SUDDEN ILLNESS.

    THE ITALIAN FASCIST PARTY AND ITS SYMPATHISERS ATTENDED THE FUNERAL IN FORCE. THE PARTY'S SECRETARY-GENERAL, SIG MICHELINI, LED A GROUP OF UNIFORMED FOLLOWERS WHO FORMED A GUARD BESIDE THE COFFIN. OUTSIDE THE CHURCH, FASCISTS STOOD WITH BANNERS AS A ROMAN CATHOLIC PRIEST CONDUCTED THE FUNERAL RITES.

    ANNA MARIA, WHO WAS 39, WAS MARRIED TO A RADIO AND TELEVISION ANNOUNCER WITH WHOM SHE RAN A NIGHT CLUB IN ROME. SHE DIED ON TUESDAY AFTER BEING RUSHED TO HOSPITAL. THE CAUSE OF DEATH WAS OFFICIALLY CARDIO-RESPIRATORY COLLAPSE, PROBABLY CAUSED BY CHICKEN POX WHICH SHE RECENTLY CAUGHT FROM ONE OF HER CHILDREN.

    SHE BECAME HER PARENT'S FAVOURITE DAUGHTER WHEN SHE CONTRACTED POLIOMYELITIS AS A SMALL CHILD. THEY SPARED NO EFFORT OR EXPENSE UNTIL SHE WAS CURED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2Y7J4SWVO3UDV39MHHA4W9AQ2
    Media URN:
    VLVA2Y7J4SWVO3UDV39MHHA4W9AQ2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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