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The Takeaway

Drama With The Dalai Lama

Thursday, March 12, 2015

In China, government officials are locked in a bureaucratic battle with the Dalai Lama over the Tibetan Buddhist leader's plans for the afterlife.   

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Tibet Today

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Joshua Eaton, a journalist who has been covering Tibet from the U.S., explains the reasons behind the recent uptick in self-immolation incidents there and the goals of these protests.

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Talk to Me

Talk To Me: Hitler and the Dalai Lama

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Film director Andre Gregory made more than polite dinner conversation recently at the Rubin Museum. In the new "Red Book Dialogue" series, Gregory brought up some major daddy issues when confronted with the sketch of an abstract-looking horned manimal. 

 

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WNYC News

UN to Chinese Embassy- Marching for Tibet

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Tibetan protesters

Tibetan protesters

Hundreds of pro-Independence Tibetans and other supporters marched down 42nd Street from the United Nations to the Chinese embassy Tuesday. Wrapped in Tibetan flags and head bands they chanted slogans and carried black flags that read '50 years of Resistance,' in memory of the failed uprising 50 years ago that ended with the Dalai Lama fleeing in exile to India.

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Studio 360

Dalai Lama, Handey, Smell Safari

Friday, May 09, 2008

Body spray confidential. Kurt Andersen hits the drugstore with a physicist and a perfume critic, and finds out why personal products smell the way they do. And writer Pico Iyer talks about his unique friendship with the Dalai Lama. Plus, satirist Jack Handey has a spooky legend to tell.

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Studio 360

The Dalai Lama and Me

Friday, May 09, 2008

The Dalai Lama has lived most of his life in exile outside his Tibet, which has been controlled by China since just after the communist revolution. He’s become a kind of superstar in the West, not by lecturing on Buddhist enlightenment, but by preaching tolerance. The writer

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