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Post by TriciaG » January 15th, 2020, 9:02 am

Mussolini as revealed in his political speeches (November 1914 - August 1923) by Benito Mussolini (1883 - 1945). Translated by Bernardo Quaranta di San Severino (1870 - 1934)

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Benito Mussolini was an Italian journalist and politician, the leader of the National Fascist Party. He grew up as a violent bully, and the characteristics developed in childhood aided his upward career and later rule in Italy. He was also an excellent orator, and this was one of the qualities that helped him rise to power.

This project contains over 60 of his earlier speeches, covering the years 1914-1923: from soon after his expulsion from the Socialist Party for supporting WWI, to his becoming Prime Minister yet still submitting outwardly to democratic rule. (He seized power, threw off the democratic yoke, and became dictator in 1925-1927.) ( TriciaG)
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Post by KevinS » January 15th, 2020, 9:43 am

13 and 31, please.
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Post by TriciaG » January 15th, 2020, 9:44 am

You're in. Have fun channeling your inner fascist! :roll:
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Post by KevinS » January 15th, 2020, 3:03 pm

Section 31

https://librivox.org/uploads/triciag/mussolinispeeches_31_mussolini_128kb.mp3 (5:48)

Is this how you would like us to handle the parenthetical remarks?
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Post by TriciaG » January 15th, 2020, 3:37 pm

It's cumbersome, IMHO. Usually one can change one's voice a bit for such asides - with a slight pause on each side of it - and that would be sufficient, as opposed to an "open parenthesis, close parenthesis" notation.

But I'm OK leaving this as is, if you don't want to experiment. :)
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Post by Availle » January 15th, 2020, 4:44 pm

Could I read the introduction please?
Other than "Mussolini was the Hitler in the south" I have never learnt much about Italian Fascism.
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Post by TriciaG » January 15th, 2020, 5:03 pm

Sure, first section is yours - and I agree. We know so much about Hitler, but Mussolini is the one who basically taught Hitler. Hubby and I saw a 1-hour documentary on Mussolini, and it was quite enlightening (and was the source of many of my ideas in the intro).
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Post by TriciaG » January 16th, 2020, 7:55 am

Moving to Readers Wanted!
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Post by KevinS » January 16th, 2020, 8:14 am

A very small matter...

I'm not taken to this page when I click from my Reader's Page.
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Post by TriciaG » January 16th, 2020, 8:15 am

Fixed. That's what happens when the MC doesn't put the forum web address in the project's database record. :roll:
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Post by KevinS » January 16th, 2020, 8:28 am

TriciaG wrote:
January 16th, 2020, 8:15 am
Fixed. That's what happens when the MC doesn't put the forum web address in the project's database record. :roll:
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Post by KevinS » January 16th, 2020, 3:04 pm

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Post by KevinS » January 16th, 2020, 3:09 pm

27, 28, and 29, please.

These short pieces are about all my voice can handle right now. I hope I'm not being greedy in picking them up.
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Post by TriciaG » January 16th, 2020, 3:29 pm

There are 70 sections. Grabbing 3 at a time isn't being selfish (even just grabbing smaller ones).

Got a meeting this evening, so no PL'ing for me. See you on the flip side...
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Post by KevinS » January 16th, 2020, 6:56 pm

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