World: The Return of the Rosebud

"Do you remember how fascinated you were when you first read the story of Jeanne d'Arc and how your ambition was to be something like her?" wrote Jawaharlal Nehru from a British prison in India to his daughter on her 13th birthday in 1930. "In India today we are making history, and you and I are fortunate to see this happening before our eyes. I cannot say what part will fall to our lot, but whatever it may be, let us remember that we can do nothing that may...