When Nathuram Godse pulled the trigger

31 January 2007

On this day in 1948, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was cremated. Slate marks the anniversary with an extraordinary assemblage of pictures shot by Henri Cartier-Bresson, founder of the Magnum photo agency and the French man considered to be the founder of modern photojournalism.

Click here to turn the photo album.

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