THIRD EYE ON INDIA

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Brian Godzilla Salmi

THE BEWILDERING BALLAD/BIO OF THE BOMBASTIC BRIAN GODZILLA SALMI

  WHAT A LONG STRANGE TRIP IT’S BEEN   1982   After watching If You Love This Planet – which won the 1982 Oscar for Best Documentary Short, and was labelled political propaganda from a foreign country by the Ronald Reagan administration – Salmi dedicates himself to the cause of

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TROUBLE IN TAGORETOWN part 1

A mere 78 years after his death, Rabindranath Tagore is almost irrelevant in the university he founded, and the town it is situated in. Well, that should incite a cacophonous chorus of indignant howling across India, especially from Bengalis, to which I say, “Don’t shoot the messenger.” Once lauded as

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TROUBLE IN TAGORETOWN part 2

I will go so far as to say that if Santiniketan does not use Tagore to attract tourists to his House of Peace, the rest of the world will forget about the man.

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