Show Me History! Gandhi, The Peaceful Protester
After being named president of the Indian National Congress in 1921, Gandhi was instrumental in gaining India's independence from Great Britain by using nonviolent resistance - and in the process he inspired generations of civil rights leaders with his example. Gandhi: The Peaceful Protester! recounts this humble leader's story, from his youth in western India through his years as a lawyer and political activist who practiced kindness and empathy toward everyone.