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Italy / Moro Kidnapping / Italian Fashions #53713

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 05, 1978
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(S)Italy's combination of unemployment and anti-Red Brigade protests noted. Brigades' continued holding of former premier Aldo Moro and authorities' receipt of another letter allegedly from Moro detailed. Experts' ruling that Moro writes under duress mentioned. Recent general attitude that Italy is falling apart under terrorism of Brigade denied; evidence given. In world of fashion, has been found there's sometimes connection in development and nation's problems.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Florence, Italy) Fashion show in Florence described; Italians' linkage of world of fashion with glorious past and escape from uncertain present stated. [Fashion director Valerie WELLS - says fashion is one thing Italians have always had to offer.] Influence of present Italian lifestyle in fashions described. [Florence Fashion Center director Franko MELLI - says people still do jobs and work hard.]
REPORTER: Kati Marton

Jennings, Peter;
Marton, Kati

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