INDIA: Root of the Matter

Never had the Moscow radio poured such scorn and enmity on Prime Minister Nehru's Indian government. Nehru's sin, though Moscow did not quite put it that way, was to accept U.S. help in freeing India from its periodic famines.

Last week the successful farm experiment begun by a county agent from North Carolina and Tennessee was about to be spread across the length & breadth of India. Horace Holmes, now chief of agriculture in India's Point Four program, began his experiment in the Etawah district in northern India in 1948 (TIME, Jan. 22, 1951). Says he: "I found the Indian farmer...

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