INDIA: Gandhi at Dandi

If every U. S. citizen who disapproves of Prohibition should set up and work a tiny still in front of his house, the police might or might not jail the tens of millions of lawbreakers, the 18th Amendment might or might not have to be repealed.

It was this sort of movement which famed Mahatma Gandhi started last week at Dandi, a miserable little beach town on the west coast of India. Wading into the warm rollers of the Arabian Sea, he and 76 followers scooped up a little water, set it on the...

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