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A force more powerful : a century of nonviolent conflict

Author: Steve YorkMiriam ZimmermanPeter AckermanBen KingsleyFilms for the Humanities (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [Princeton, NJ] : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This six-part series tells one of the 20th century's most important and least-known stories-- how nonviolent power overcame oppression and authoritarian rule. In South Africa in 1907, Mohandas Gandhi led Indian immigrants in a nonviolent fight for rights denied them by white rulers. The power that Gandhi pioneered has been used by underdogs on every continent and in every decade of the 20th century to fight for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
History
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Steve York; Miriam Zimmerman; Peter Ackerman; Ben Kingsley; Films for the Humanities (Firm); WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
OCLC Number: 51888612
Notes: 11069-11074.
Credits: Managing producer, Miriam Zimmerman ; original music, John Keltonic.
Performer(s): Ben Kingsley, narrator.
Description: 6 videodiscs (174 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Episode 1. Nashville: "We were warriors" (32 min.) --
Episode 2. India: "Defying the Crown" (30 min.) --
Episode 3. South Africa: "Freedom in our lifetime" (34 min.) --
Episode 4. Denmark: "Living with the Enemy (31 min.) --
Episode 5. Poland: "We've caught God by the arm" (31 min.) --
Episode 6. Chile: "Defeat of a dictator" (34 min.).
Other Titles: Nashville: "We were warriors."
India: "Defying the Crown."
South Africa: "Freedom in our lifetime."
Chile: "Defeat of a dictator."
Responsibility: a production of York Zimmerman Inc. and WETA Washington, D.C. ; written, produced and directed by Steve York.

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This six-part series tells one of the 20th century's most important and least-known stories-- how nonviolent power overcame oppression and authoritarian rule. In South Africa in 1907, Mohandas Gandhi led Indian immigrants in a nonviolent fight for rights denied them by white rulers. The power that Gandhi pioneered has been used by underdogs on every continent and in every decade of the 20th century to fight for their rights and freedom.

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