The Hotel Workers Who Saved Lives During The 2008 Mumbai Attacks

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A Jewish prayer center in Mumbai, India, finally re-opened this week, nearly six years after terrorists targeted it during a 60-hour killing spree that claimed 165 lives.

The Chabad center was one of several iconic locations targeted by 10 heavily armed terrorists in Mumbai's financial district back in 2008. A train station and the storied Taj Mahal hotel were also attacked.

Harvard Business School professor Rohit Deshpande wrote about how employees at the Taj risked their lives to save guests in a Harvard Business Review article. Here & Now's Sacha Pfeiffer spoke to him about it in 2011. We revisit that conversation.


This segment aired on August 29, 2014.


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