Letters: Aug. 20, 1965

India & Shastri

Sir: I greatly admire your Shastri cover story [Aug. 13]. Thanks to you, Americans will learn a great deal about India, especially about Prime Minister Shastri's ability to lead his country.


Sir: I was horrified to "learn" that Nehru "could barely speak Hindi." Nehru could speak Hindi as barely as Winston Churchill could speak English.

GAUTAM N. SHAH Cincinnati

^ TIME should have said "rarely spoke."

Sir: Please accept my congratulations. It is good that you have neither spared criticism nor yielded to any temptation to exaggerate some of...

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