Book Discussion on The Lady and the Peacock: The Life of Aung San Suu Kyi

Peter Popham talked about his biography of Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi, the longtime opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize-recipient… read more

Peter Popham talked about his biography of Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi, the longtime opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize-recipient who spent 15 years under house arrest. She was finally allowed to run in the election to the lower house of the Burmese parliament to be held April 1, 2012. In researching the book, Mr. Popham took covert trips to Burma and interviewed Aung San Suu Kyi. He was interviewed by Ms. DiMaggion and responded to questions from members of the audience. This event was held by the Asia Society in New York City. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Suzanne DiMaggio Vice President Asia Society->Global Policy Programs
  • Peter Popham Correspondent Independent, The (London)->Foreign Affairs
  • Michael Roberts Executive Director Asia Society->New York Public Programs
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Book Discussion on The Lady and the Peacock: The Life of Aung San Suu Kyi

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Public Affairs Event
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Interview
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
May 5, 2012
Last Aired:
Jul 1, 2012

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  • May 05, 2012 | 2:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 27, 2012 | 9:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 29, 2012 | 10:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 30, 2012 | 1:27am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 30, 2012 | 4:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 01, 2012 | 7:49am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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