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Tryst with Destiny

Lisa Larsen, Jawaharlal Nehru, 1955 August 15 is India’s Independence Day, celebrating the anniversary of the end of British rule and India’s subsequent sovereignty. At midnight on August 14-15, 1947, the first Prime Minister of independent India, Jawaharlal Nehru, made … Continue reading

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Independence Day

Charles Isaacs, Parade at Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, July 4, 1975 After the evacuation of Saigon in April 1975, the US State Department established four refugee resettlement camps in California, Arkansas, Florida, and Pennsylvania. From May 28 to December 15, 1975, … Continue reading

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