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Dynasty: The Nehru Gandhi Story

11/11/1997

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Program
Dynasty: The Nehru Gandhi Story
Program Description

On August 14, 1947, India won independence after 200 years of British rule -- due to the tireless work and sacrifice of three Hindu nationalists. Mahatma Gandhi was the spiritual leader; Jawaharlal Nehru, son of Motilal Nehru, was to be the elected political "monarch." The next two generations of Nehrus, Indira and her two sons, continued the reign through 1991, when son Rajiv was assassinated by terrorists. This special documents the ties of blood, sacrifice and power, and chronicles India's four generations of Nehru family leaders, hinting at a fifth. The program airs during the 50th anniversary year of India's independence.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Global Affairs
History
Citation
Chicago: “Dynasty: The Nehru Gandhi Story,” 11/11/1997, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_113A3590F74C4994A999B4350A3BFECA.
MLA: “Dynasty: The Nehru Gandhi Story.” 11/11/1997. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_113A3590F74C4994A999B4350A3BFECA>.
APA: Dynasty: The Nehru Gandhi Story. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_113A3590F74C4994A999B4350A3BFECA
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