National Geographic : 1985 Dec
An article about Sam Houston, plannedfor 1986 and the Texas sesquicentennial,willexplore such issues. It will be accompanied by a historicalmap of Texas. Moguls In the April 1985 issue Mike Edwards writes of "the destruction of [Hindu] temples as specified in the Koran." I have been reading the Quraan for the past 35 years and could not find such a specification. What I have found is to the contrary. Mohammed Kottakode Riyadh, Saudi Arabia We should have made it clear that Mogul ruler Aurangzeb's interpretationoflslamic law led him to issue afirman, or decree,forbiddingconstruc tion of new Hindu temples, and in 1669 to order provincialgovernors to demolish the schools and temples of "infidels." Geographic Education Regarding the survey of North Carolina students in your June 1985 President's Page, one means of relieving such ignorance of the world is the pur suit of amateur radio as a hobby. Ham radio opens a new perspective on the geo political structure of our world. On a typical night recently I talked to Vas in Bombay about I ~ii~iiiiS I II .