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Lal (Gobind Behari) Papers
BANC MSS 84/77 c  
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Gobind Behari Lal was born in Dehli in 1889, He was a journalist and a member of the Ghadar Party who participated in the Indian independence movement. Lal came to the States to study as a research fellow at University of California, Berkeley in 1912. He wrote for and was science editor at various Hearst newspapers, in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Lal shared the 1937 Pulitzer Prize with four other journalists for their science reporting. Lal also wrote about history, philosophy, politics, and the intersection of science and politics in India, the United States, and worldwide. He was a founding member of the National Association of Science Writers. Lal died in 1982, shortly after writing his last article.
9 linear feet (7 cartons, 1 box)
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