Tagged: Jawaharlal Nehru

India In Times Of Cold War – An Interview With VK Krishna Menon – 1956 – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Meet The Press – Guest: VK Krishna Menon – July 15, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection India in the 1950s was a puzzle for many in Washington. The cozy nature between New Delhi and Moscow had many on Capitol...

“Bapuji Is No More” – The Death Of Mohandas Gandhi – January 30, 1948

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for January 30, 1948 Further evidence that some events which take place in history are not necessarily considered devastating at the time they occurred. This one, for example – the assassination of India’s spiritual leader Mohandas Gandhi on this day, January...

October 16, 1949 – The Cold War Comes Home, Nehru Pays A Visit And How To Love The Atomic Bomb.

Click on the link here for Audio player: News for Week ending Oct. 16, 1949 This week, ending on October 16th in 1949 was about news bringing the Cold War closer to home. With the verdict in, regarding the presence of the U.S. Communist Party (a party which had been...