Everybody keeps saying that India's a poor country. Yes we have poverty. But I blame the government of India the political establishment for their failure to educate and therefore their failure to control the poverty.
Directly after the show people might have responded better to it but who really knows. It did what it did and while it seems like a failure to most but it was a success for me and has given me so many opportunities.
I made a very conscious effort to finish 'The Cypress House' before 'So Cold the River' launched because I thought that would help build a buffer between my writing and any impact that came from either the success or the failure of that first book.
It has always felt like a failure that Bjorn and I couldn't keep our family together. You never get it back but to this day I don't regret splitting up. The reason behind our separation is one of those things I definitely don't want to go into!
It must not be forgotten in fairness to the National Government that apartheid is not just a policy of oppression but an attempt - in my opinion an attempt doomed to failure - to find an alternative to a policy of racial integration which is fair to both white and black.
But thankfully my first album 'Wide Screen ' was sort of a critics' darling - everyone raved about it but no one bought it. They only manufactured 10 000 copies I wasn't even in the running for failure!
Other countries such as Israel successfully employ behavior detection techniques at their airports but the bloated ineffective bureaucracy of TSA has produced another security failure for U.S. transportation systems.
I think he Oswald felt he was a failure and for the United States and for President Kennedy and all of us. He knew he was a failure at everything he tried frustrated with a very sad life but he was a Marxist.