(Recorded off Biography)
Here is the fascinating and often tragic story of the Nehru and Gandhi families and their quest to lead India to peace and prosperity. On August 14, 1947, India won independence after 200 years of British rule due to the tireless work and sacrifice of three Hindu nationalists. Mahatma Gandhi was the spiritual leader; Jawaharial Nehru, son of Motilal Nehru was elected to political monarch. The next two generations of Nehrus, Indira and her two sons, continued the reign until 1991, when son Rajiv was assassinated by terrorists. This in-depth, insightful program chronicles the dynasty established by the Nehrus and their long lasting influence on one of the largest and most populous countries in the world.