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A Vision for the Future—The Story of Raghunath Manohar

Raghunath Manohar, an engineer at MIT, is the sole inventor of a lens system that revolutionised the existing telescope technology and went on to become a military standard. His decades’ long journey is filled with stories of struggle, perseverance and eventually, success.

Hitler–Führer and Filmmaker

Films have always been a powerful medium of expression, with its reach that often being used to promote political agendas and ideals. The Triumph of the Will was the first propaganda film of its magnitude, with imagery particularly designed to increase the clout of the Nazi empire—despite the party being in shambles at the time, The Triumph of the Will presented the Nazis in a position of extreme might and power.