Episode 357: Seema Sirohi and the View From Washington

She’s covered US-India relations as a foreign correspondent for more than 30 years — and now she’s told that momentous story in a book. Seema Sirohi joins Amit Varma in episode 357 of The Seen and the Unseen to talk about her life as a journalist — and the love-hate relationship between countries that she saw at close quarters.

Also check out
1. Seema Sirohi on TwitterEconomic TimesIndia Today and Amazon.
2. Friends with Benefits: The India-US Story — Seema Sirohi.
3. The Luxury Travel Expert on YouTube.
4. The Front Page — Billy Wilder.
5. The Bhopal Gas Tragedies — Episode 35 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Shruti Rajagopalan).
6. Playboy Stories: The Best of Forty Years of Short Fiction — Edited by Alice K Turner.
7. Marginal Revolution — Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok.
8. Persuasion — Founded and edited by Yascha Mounk.
9. 9/11 and Pakistan’s economy (2006) — Amit Varma on the Al Faeda nickname.
10. Government’s End: Why Washington Stopped Working — Jonathan Rauch.
11. Kicking Schoolbags (2006) — Amit Varma.
12. The Three Globalizations — Episode 17 of Everything is Everything.
13. Dawn of the third globalisation? — Ajay Shah.
14. Caste — Isabel Wilkerson.
15. A People’s History of the United States — Howard Zinn.
16. A Tale of Love and Darkness — Amos Oz.
17. The BureauThe AmericansKohrra and Made in Heaven.
18. To Sir, With Love (the book) — ER Braithwaite.
19. To Sir, With Love (the film) — James Clavell..
20. Doctor Zhivago — David Lean.
21. A Dry White Season — Euzhan Palcy.
22. Cry Freedom —  Richard Attenborough’s film on Steve Biko.

Amit Varma and Ajay Shah have launched a new video podcast. Check out Everything is Everything on YouTube.

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Episode art: ‘Foreign Correspondent’ by Simahina.