Book Discussion on A Tale of Two Revolts

Rajmohan Gandhi talked about two wars for freedom - the 1857 Mutiny in India and the American Civil War -that were covered by Irish… read more

Rajmohan Gandhi talked about two wars for freedom - the 1857 Mutiny in India and the American Civil War -that were covered by Irish reporter William Howard Russell. Professor Gandhi talked about the parallels between his grandfather, Indian freedom fighter Mohandas Gandhi, and President Abraham Lincoln. He also responded to questions from members of the audience.

“Celebrating Gandhi Jayanti - "The Great Soul” and the Great Emancipator" was an event held by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in conjunction with its Mahatma Gandhi Exhibit, co-sponsored by The India Association of Greater Springfield. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Gandhi, Rajmohan Research Professor University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign->Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Karri, Ranjan President India Association of Greater Springfield (IL)

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Book Discussion on A Tale of Two Revolts

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Springfield, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Nov 19, 2011
Last Aired:
Dec 27, 2011

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  • Nov 19, 2011 | 9:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
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