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— A true story of Italy and America between the World Wars, based on the scriptwriter’s book, The Poet and the Dictator: Lauro de Bosis Resists Fascism in Italy and America (Praeger 2002).

SUMMARY: A young, charismatic American Italian, Lauro de Bosis, succeeds in humiliating Mussolini at home and abroad by dropping thousands of anti-Fascist leaflets in a solo flight over Rome, but disappears afterward, leaving behind an internationally acclaimed essay, “The Story of My Death.”
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