Freedom now / a co-production of WGBH Boston and the BBC

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Subjects: Films for the hearing impaired
India--History--British occupation, 1765-1947
Pakistan--History--20th century
Ghana--History--20th century
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948--Influence
Formats: Video Recording, VHS
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Burlington, VT : WGBH Educational Foundation : WGBH Boston Video [distributor], c1997
LC Classification: D, DS
Added Titles: People's century (Television program)
Alternate Title(s): People's century (Television program).
Alternate Titles: Title on cassette container: Freedom now : colonial rule is overthrown in India and Africa
Title on cassette container: Freedom now, 1947-94
Portion of title: Colonial rule is overthrown in India and Africa
Additional Authors: Espar, David
Pagnamenta, Peter
Dor-Ner, Zvi
Clayton, Jennifer
Woodard, Alfre, 1953-
WGBH Educational Foundation
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
British Broadcasting Corporation
WGBH Video (Firm)
Notes: ISBN: 1578071119
ISBN: 9781578071111
Videorecording number: WG482
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
Narrator: Alfre Woodard
Credits: Senior producer, David Espar ; Exec. producer for BBC, Peter Pagnamenta ; Exec. producer for WGBH, Zvi Dor-Ner ; producer/director, Jennifer Clayton
Originally shown on PBS stations in 1997
Summary: In 1947, 160 years of British rule came to an end as India became the world's largest democracy, inspiring the fight for freedom on another continent. This film talks with the people who witnessed and participated in the struggle for independence in India and Africa. While Mohandas Gandhi showed the world how the masses could successfully defy their imperial masters, his example spurred others on: European empires in Africa and Asia began to crumble, and in short order, Ghana, Kenya, Algeria, Mozambique, and dozens more would win their freedom
In English and various languages with English voiceovers and subtitles
Physical Description: 1 videocassette (56 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in
OCLC Number: 39736878
ISBN/ISSN: 1578071119

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