Louis Fischer Writing Styles in Gandhi

Louis Fischer
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Perspective

The book, GANDHI - HIS LIFE AND MESSAGE FOR THE WORLD was written by Louis Fischer who was a respected American foreign correspondent during the 1940's. Fischer as a journalist focused on world affairs and was quite conversant on the subject about whom he wrote. Since the book is written by a reporter, there is an element of reporting the facts. However, as much as this foreign correspondent experienced in his life, he openly describes his own astonishment of the untiring selflessness of the skinny brown man who wore nothing but a loincloth which he wore as a way of connecting with the poor.

As is the practice of any good reporter, it is apparent that Fischer did a fair share of research. As an example, his research allowed him to understand and relate in great detail the complex negotiations that went on for years between Gandhi, the...

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