Book Discussion on Nehru: A Biography

Mr. Tharoor talked about his book, Nehru: A Biography, published by Arcade Books. The book is a biography of Jawaharlal Nehru… read more

Mr. Tharoor talked about his book, Nehru: A Biography, published by Arcade Books. The book is a biography of Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964), a politician and independence-movement leader who became the first prime minister of India. The author follows Nehru’s life, from his beginnings as the only child of a privileged family through the growth of his political views following his Harrow-Cambridge education. Also addressed is Nehru’s relationship with Ghandi and his role in securing India’s independence from Great Britain. He also responded to questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Nehru: A Biography

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Houston, Texas, United States
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Mar 27, 2004
Last Aired:
Aug 15, 2010

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  • Mar 27, 2004 | 9:45pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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