INDIA: The Struggle for Andhra

Jawaharlal Nehru stood upright in his open black Cadillac as it rolled beneath triumphal arches through the villages and towns of southeast India. "WELCOME, JEWEL OF ASIA," the customary placards proclaimed as he journeyed, garlanded, along paths strewn with palm leaves. Yet despite the familiar scenes of adulation, he seemed distant, tired, and ineffectual. Speaking from a platform 15 feet above the crowds of illiterate peasants, he projected his own confusion. He is against "the Communists," but not against "Communism." He does not approve of Communist "methods," but as for Communist...

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