Letter from Beirut

Nehru in Beirut

Print edition : December 13, 2013

Nehru speaking at the Assembly Hall of the university.

Paul Leonard, President of American University of Beirut, introducing Nehru to the audience.

Students on the Assembly Hall's window sills listening to Nehru's speech.

Nehru on the univeristy's campus.

Students wait near Nehru's car at the university before his departure.

Clerks and police officials at the port of Beirut, 1956.

Jawaharlal Nehru’s visit to this war-torn city and Gaza in 1960 and his impromptu speech at the American University of Beirut left a lasting impression on the people of the region.
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