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  • 2011 George Foster Peabody Award
  • 2011 IDA/ABC News Videosource Award
  • About the Film

    Benazir Bhutto is shown in close-up, wearing sunglasses and clutching a crumpled tissue. Reflected in her glasses are political ralliers with arms raised.

    Benazir Bhutto, the first Muslim woman elected to lead an Islamic nation, was one of the most complex and fascinating figures in modern history.

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  • Timeline

    A black and white portrait of General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, who overthrew Benzir Bhutto’s father Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and later had him executed.

    Pakistan's history from partition with India through the death of bin Laden has been marked by war, corruption, waves of terrorism, and political instability.

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  • Talkback

    Tariq Ali is pictured in a book-lined library being interviewed for the film.

    The first months of 2011 were dubbed the “Arab Spring” for the populist democracy movements across North Africa and the Middle East. Do you think democracy in this region is inevitable, or impossible?

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