Thursday Jun 08, 2023

”Summer Book Series: Remembering the late Arun Gandhi” -TPR’s In Focus - June 8, 2023

A key figure who represents the American Civil Rights Movement is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  But the figure who inspired Dr. King was Mahatma Gandhi, the spiritual leader who used nonviolence and civil disobedience to help India achieve independence from British rule in 1947.   Arun Gandhi, his grandson, talked with Carolyn Hutcheson, In Focus host, on March 8, 2022, about the link between his famous grandfather and Martin Luther King, Jr.  Arun Gandhi died on May 2, 2023.  This program is part of the In Focus summer book series, The Storyline. Two of Arun Gandhi's books are "Legacy of Love: My Education in the Path of Nonviolence" and "The Gift of Anger, and Other Lessons from My Grandfather Mahatma Gandhi."

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