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Edward R. Murrow:
[at Gandhi's funeral]
The object of this massive tribute died as he had always lived - a private man without wealth, without property, without official title or office. Mahatma Gandhi was not a commander of great armies nor ruler of vast lands. He could boast no scientific achievements or artistic gift. Yet men, governments and dignitaries from all over the world have joined hands today to pay homage to this little brown man in the loincloth who led his country to freedom. Pope Pius, the Archbishop of Canterbury, President Truman, Chiang Kai-shek, The Foreign Minister of Russia, the President of France... are among the millions here and abroad who have lamented his passing. In the words of General George C. Marshall, the American Secretary of State, "Mahatma Gandhi had become the spokesman for the conscience of mankind, a man who made humility and simple truth more powerful than empires." And Albert Einstein added, "Generations to come will scarce believe that such a one as this ever in flesh and blood walked upon this earth."


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the American secretary of state
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Mahatma Gandhi has become the spokesman
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for the conscience of all mankind
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e was a man
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who made h mility
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and simple truth
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more powerf l than empires
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And Albert Einstein added
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Generations to come Will scarce believe that s ch a one as this
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ever in flesh and blood
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walked pon this earth

Clip duration: 32 seconds
Views: 175
Timestamp in movie: 00h 05m 28s
Uploaded: 20 November, 2022
Genres: drama, history
Summary: In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of 'passive resistance', endeavouring to win freedom for his people without resorting to bloodshed.


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