Advance Summaries of Addresses Delivered at India Independence Day Dinner
A document from the India League of America excerpting speeches being given during the India Independence Dinner hosted in honor of Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit on January 26, 1945 in New York City. The document excerpts speeches by Pandit, Pearl S. Buck, Lin Yutang, Elsa Maxwell, Francis J. McConnell, and Sirdar J.J. Singh.
Extracts of a speech by Louis Fischer at India League Mass Meeting
Report on a speech given by Louis Fischer at the India League Mass Meeting on August 9, 1943. Fischer argued for the decolonization of India, with special attention given to the war effort and steps that ought to be taken, including the release of Indian leaders. "It is time to realize," Fischer said, "that the white man can remain in the East as a friend but not as a master."