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GANDHI'S GIFT - About the Commentators and Consultants

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James DouglassJames Douglass, author, activist. Douglass is the author of many books on nonviolence including The Nonviolent Cross, The Nonviolent Coming of God and Gandhi and the Unspeakable. With his wife Shelley, he was Co-Founder of the Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action in Poulsbo, Washington, and Mary’s House in Birmingham, Alabama.  He provides much of the spiritual commentary in helping to explain Gandhi in “Gandhi’s Gift."  www.orbisbooks.com 
Rajmohan GandhiRajmohan Gandhi, Research Professor of History (Emeritus) at the University of Illinois. Dr. Gandhi has, among several other acclaimed histories, written two biographies of his grandfather, Gandhi:  The Man, His People and The Empire and The Good Boatman. The son of Gandhi and Kasturba’s youngest son, Devadas, Rajmohan spent much time with his grandfather during the last few months of his life. He is a witness to the history he writes about. His grandfather on his mother’s side was C. Rajagopalachari, a close associate of Gandhi and the last Governor General of India.  www.rajmohangandhi.com 
Vandana Shiva

Vandana Shiva, biologist, environmental activist and lecturer.  Dr. Shiva brings her personal connection to Gandhi through her parents and grandparents to the screen, as well as her own practice of Gandhian philosophy.  Her best-selling books include Earth DemocracySoil Not Oil and Making Peace with the Earth.  Among her many distinctions are the Sydney Peace Prize and Right Livelihood Prize.  www.gandanashiva.com