Lead: For 50 years Mahatma Gandhi led a movement for the liberation of India. He prevailed over the British without striking a single violent blow or planning a single military maneuver.            

Into.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.

Content: Gandhi’s non-violent revolution which led to the defeat of British rule in India in 1947 was based on the principles he called “Satyagraha.” He had perfected the system as a young lawyer in the struggle for immigrant Indian rights in South Africa in the 1920s and continued it in India where he spent the rest of his life seeking independence from Britain's imperial rule in a time of great political and religious turmoil.


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