Gandhi's belongings auctioned, but not without controversy

Friday, March 06, 2009

A dinner bowl, a pair of sandals and eyeglasses belonging to Indian nationalist leader Mohandas Gandhi fetched a price of $1.8 million in a New York auction. The auction was marred by controversy with the Indian government demanding the halt of the sale. The Takeaway talks to the New York Times' Jennifer 8. Lee who covered the story.

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Guests:

Jennifer 8. Lee

Hosted by:

Farai Chideya

Contributors:

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