A Letter From The Publisher, Dec. 14, 1959

NO statement about India," Indira Gandhi, daughter of India's Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, once observed, "is wholly true." Last week, in his capacity as president of the Foreign Correspondents Association of India, TIME's New Delhi Bureau Chief Donald S. Connery sat with officials of the Indian government to give his reporter's recommendations on press arrangements for President Eisenhower's imminent visit. Then, to escape distractions in both his office and at home, he slipped off to New Delhi's Ashoka Hotel to finish up a job that, by specific assignment, he had been working upon for weeks, and for which, in a professional...

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