Book Discussion on Freeing Tibet

John and Elizabeth Roberts talked about their book Freeing Tibet: 50 Years of Struggle, Resilience, and Hope (AMACOM; March 4, 2009). Using… read more

John and Elizabeth Roberts talked about their book Freeing Tibet: 50 Years of Struggle, Resilience, and Hope (AMACOM; March 4, 2009). Using recently declassified documents and interviews with Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and political insiders, the authors

recount Tibet’s March 1959 national uprising against Chinese occupation, the Dalai Lama’s flight into exile, and the efforts by the Tibetans to reclaim their land. 2009 marks the fiftieth year of exile for the Dalai Lama and the situation in Tibet has become more volatile than ever. The authors responded to questions from members of the audience and Internet viewers.

John Roberts is a consulting producer for The McLaughlin Group. Elizabeth Roberts is a professional writer and editor who has worked for The McLaughlin Group, The Cook Political Report, and Edelman Public Relations Worldwide. She is a blogger for HealthCentral.com and IBSGroup.org. 

This event took place at noon on April 20, 2009. close

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May 16, 2009
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