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  • ** FILE ** This March 20, 1973, file photo shows New York Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger in his office in New York. Sulzberger has died at age 86. (AP Photo/Anthony Camerano, File

    Ex-N.Y. Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger dies

    Former New York Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, who led the newspaper to new levels of influence and profit while standing up for press freedom and editorial independence during some of the most significant moments in 20th-century journalism, died Saturday. He was 86.

  • FILE - In this undated file photo, Mahatma Gandhi smiles aboard the S.S. Rajputana en route to the Second Round Table Conference on Dominion Status for India, (September - December 1931) in London. A state in western India banned Pulitzer-Prize winning author Joseph Lelyveld's new book about Mahatma Gandhi on Wednesday, March 30, 2011, after reviews saying it hints that the father of India's independence had a homosexual relationship. (AP Photo/James A. Mills, File)

    APNewsBreak: Calif. event for Gandhi book canceled

    An educational organization has canceled an event planned for a Mahatma Gandhi biography that was banned in part of India after reviews hinted the father of the nation's independence had a homosexual relationship.

  • In this book cover image released by Knopf, "Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle With India", by Joseph Lelyveld, is shown. (AP Photo/Knopf)

    India state bans book hinting Gandhi had gay lover

    A state in western India banned Pulitzer-Prize winner Joseph Lelyveld's new book about Mahatma Gandhi on Wednesday after reviews saying it hints that the father of India's independence had a homosexual relationship. The author says his work is being misinterpreted.

  • ** FILE ** Mahatma Gandhi is seen in 1948 with two of his disciples. A state in western India has banned author Joseph Lelyveld's new book, which some reports have said indicates Gandhi had a gay lover. (Associated Press)

    Book banned over claims it says Gandhi had gay lover

    A state in western India banned Pulitzer Prize-winning author Joseph Lelyveld's new book about Mahatma Gandhi on Wednesday after reviews saying it hints that the father of India's independence had a homosexual relationship.

  • In this book cover image released by Knopf, "Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle With India", by Joseph Lelyveld, is shown. (AP Photo/Knopf)

    A portrait of Gandhi's growth as social reformer

    "Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle With India" (Alfred A. Knopf), by Joseph Lelyveld: In this revealing, original portrait of the man known as the "Father of India," Joseph Lelyveld charts the development of Gandhi's social vision, tying his early experiences as a lawyer in South Africa to the movement he went on to lead at home.

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