Indira GhandiDownloadable Video - 2011
Grace Kelly, Coco Chanel, Audrey Hepburn, Indira Ghandi, and Madame Chiang Kai-shek were worshipped, loved and sometimes even feared by millions the world over. These pioneers showed that a woman could be the equal of any man but behind the public success, there was often private heartache and personal tragedy. This series, featuring archive, interviews and dramatic re-enactment, reveals the price these women paid for their achievements and adversities they overcame to emerge as triumphant, inspirational icons of the 20th century. This documentary examines the controversial career of India's first female Prime Minister. Having supported Indian independence, she was elected after her father Jawaharlal Nehru's death. She implemented social reforms and empathized with the poor, but later resorted to autocratic rule that ultimately led to her assassination.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , BBC Worldwide Ltd, , 
Copyright Date: ©2011
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (51 min. 12 sec.)) : sound, color