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June 27, 2000
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Thanks to a fax and letter-writing campaign sponsored by Italian Jews, an Italian town council reversed a decision to name a street after a scientist who backed the nation’s fascist anti-Semitic laws. Italian Jewish leaders had protested the decision to name a street in the southern town of Pesche after Nicola Pende, an eminent pathologist who signed a “manifesto of racist scientists” in 1938.

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