Interview number: 130
Interviewer: Shanker, Uma
Interview date: 1970-04-09
Length 61 minutes
Condition notes: High background sounds; some microphone noises
Professor N.R. Phatak, Marathi scholar, journalist, historian, gives his account of, dispels a few myths about, and comments on the accuracy of newspaper reports on, the Freedom Movement of India.
Coverage notes: police beatings; people’s spirit; ‘Navakal’; credulity; Hodson; attitudes; toofani politics; Gogate; history; myths; records; journalism; Nana; Pathans; Marathas; Muller, Duff, Todd; 1854-1970