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Independent Lens | Bhutto | Clip 2 | PBS Premiering Tuesday, May 10. Check local listings: Educated at Harvard and Oxford, Benazir made history as the first woman leader of a Muslim country, yet she was wed in a traditional arranged marriage to then-Karachi playboy Asif Ali Zardari that some compared to a Bollywood movie or a campaign event. ith an eye on a foreign service career, Benazir's life changed forever when her father chose her to carry his political mantle, over the family's eldest son.As the first Muslim woman elected to lead an Islamic nation, former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's life story unfolds like a tale of Shakespearean dimensions. She evolved from a pampered princess to polarizing politician in the most dangerous country on Earth. Accused of rampant corruption, imprisoned, then exiled abroad, Bhutto was called back to Pakistan in 2007 as her country's best hope for democracy. Struck down by assassins, her untimely death sent shock waves throughout the world, transforming Bhutto from political messiah to martyr in the eyes of millions around the world.Find out more about Bhutto: Learn more about "Independent Lens": Watch "Independent Lens" films online:
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