WOMEN: The Matriarchs

Though Asia is not a women's world, its two biggest powers were reported about to honor women who bear great names.

In India Prime Minister Nehru's handsome 41-year-old daughter, Indira Gandhi, emerged as the leading candidate for the presidency of the Congress Party, a post held previously by both her father and her grandfather. A veteran politician and a sloe-eyed, animated woman, Indira is married to M.P. Feroze Gandhi (no kin to the Mahatma), has two young sons, is a determined left-winger and a close confidante of her father, as well as his...

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