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Dalai Lama Topics

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    The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama turned seventy-five years old yesterday. The Nobel Peace Prize winner addressed a crowd of thousands gathered to celebrate the occasion at a temple in the Indian Himalayas, where he has lived since fleeing Chinese rule in Tibet in 1959. At a recent event in New York, Amy Goodman asked him his thoughts on the US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the status of Tibet. We also speak with Dr. Robert...
    July 07, 2010 | Story
  • The Dalai Lama, the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, has wrapped up a series public lectures in New York. For the past four days, thousands have gathered at Radio City Music Hall to hear the Dalai Lama’s Buddhist teachings. On Sunday, the 74-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner spoke at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine before a crowd of 2,000 people. Amy Goodman asked the Dalai Lama about the U.S. wars in Afghanistan and Iraq as well as...
    May 24, 2010 | Web Exclusive
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    President Obama held a forty-five-minute meeting with the Dalai Lama at the White House Thursday amidst deteriorating US-China ties and Beijing’s warnings against the talks. Beijing has summoned the US ambassador to China in protest, saying Washington had interfered in Chinese domestic affairs and "seriously damaged" Sino-American relations. We speak to Robert Barnett, director of the Modern Tibetan Studies Program at Columbia...
    February 19, 2010 | Story
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    As the Dalai Lama visits the White House, we air an excerpt of the his comments on the Iraq war in September 2003. Amy Goodman took part in a public dialog with the Dalai Lama and asked him for his views on the then-six-month-old invasion. [includes rush transcript]
    February 19, 2010 | Story