Tilting Back

Gandhi comes as a friend

"It is difficult to imagine two nations more different than ours," said the leader of the ancient country that is the world's most populous democracy. Clad in a silk sari, India's Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was met on the White House South Lawn last week by the President of the world's most powerful democracy. Her White House visit, highlighted by a glittering state banquet, was part of a whirlwind tour of America intended to reverse a decade of cool relations between the two countries. With a grandeur and grace...

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