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    AN ITALIAN SOCIAL REFORMER, SIGNOR DANILO DOLCI, HELD A PRESS CONFERENCE IN ROME TODAY (WEDNESDAY) TO HAND OUT COPIES OF DOCUMENTS CLAIMING THAT THE OVERSEAS TRADE MINISTER, SIGNOR BERNARDO MATTARELLA, WAS ELECTED TO PARLIAMENT WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE CRIMINAL ORGANISATION, MAFIA.

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    AN ITALIAN SOCIAL REFORMER, SIGNOR DANILO DOLCI, HELD A PRESS CONFERENCE IN ROME TODAY (WEDNESDAY) TO HAND OUT COPIES OF DOCUMENTS CLAIMING THAT THE OVERSEAS TRADE MINISTER, SIGNOR BERNARDO MATTARELLA, WAS ELECTED TO PARLIAMENT WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE CRIMINAL ORGANISATION, MAFIA.TONIGHT SIGNOR MATTARELLA ANNOUNCED HE PLANNED TO SUE SIGNOR DOLCI FOR DEFAMATION.

    EARLIER TODAY, SIGNOR DOLCI HANDED THE DOCUMENTS TO A PARLIAMENTARY COMMISSION PROBING THE ACTIVITIES OF THE MAFIA, WHICH ORIGINATED IN SICILY AND NOW HAS WORLD-WIDE RAMIFICATIONS.THEY COMPRISE ALLEGED STATEMENTS BY SICILIANS ABOUT THE MINISTER'S ALLEGED ASSOCIATES.

    THE STATEMENTS ARE UNSIGNED, BUT SIGNOR DOLCI, WHO SAID HE WAS CALLING FOR THE MINISTER'S IMMEDIATE RESIGNATION, ADDED THAT HE HAD OFFERED TO LET THE COMMISSION MEET THE PEOPLE WHO MADE THE STATEMENTS PROVIDED THEIR IDENTITIES WERE SAFEGUARDED.

    SIGNOR MATTARELLA, A 60-YEAR-OLD LAWYER, IS ONE OF THE MOST PROMINENT CHRISTIAN DEMOCRAT POLITICIANS FROM SICILY.TONIGHT HE ACCUSED SIGNOR DOLCI OF "THE PROPAGANDIST AIM OF POLITICAL SPECULATION AND MORAL AGGRESSION" IN PUBLISHING THE DOCUMENTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9MK0OB9MLTAV9Y8ULCBPAYQSB
    Media URN:
    VLVA9MK0OB9MLTAV9Y8ULCBPAYQSB
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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