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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

The Inspiration: A Short Film from Freedom Riders

  • Aired: 01/12/2011
  • 03:32
  • Rating: NR
Mahatma Gandhi's nonviolent movement to free India from British colonial rule inspired American civil rights activists who had immersed themselves in Ghandi's teachings and viewed non-violence as an effective way to challenge the tyranny of the Jim Crow South.
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