World: The Architect

News of the riots was at first kept from India's ailing Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. A week after his stroke, he looked weak and his left eye seemed strained and unfocused. The Indian government insisted that Nehru was rapidly on the mend, but privately even the most optimistic of his doctors indicated that the 74-year-old Indian leader would be bedridden for at least two months, and after that would be able to work for only a few hours daily.

Center of Gravity. More and more, Congress Party leaders were arguing for a succession arrangement....

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