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Fascist Daily Asks Ban on Mixed Marriages

April 13, 1937
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The anti-Semitic Fascist newspaper, I1 Tevere, which recently started a campaign for "racial purity," has now asked the Italian Government to pass a law prohibiting marriage between an Italian and a member of another race.

Under the headline, "We Wish to Talk of Racial Problems," the daily publishes the names of a number of Jewish physicians, lawyers, professors and scientists in Italy with a demand for adoption of legislation against Jews, "half Jews" and all persons of Jewish blood.

The article was reprinted in the Journal Quadrivio, organ of the extreme Fascists.

Il Tevere also publishes a detailed alphabetical list of all Jewish family names in Italy. The list contains 1,600 names.

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