Democracy Service Medal Presentation to the Dalai Lama

The National Endowment for Democracy presented the Dalai Lama with the Democracy Service Medal in recognition of the Tibetan spiritual leader’s commitment to… read more

The National Endowment for Democracy presented the Dalai Lama with the Democracy Service Medal in recognition of the Tibetan spiritual leader’s commitment to advancing the principles of democracy and human dignity.

The Dalai Lama in his remarks talked about the history of the struggles of the Tibetan people in the past 50 years. He also reviewed how he came to believe in an “open” versus “authoritarian” society - particularly Indian democracy versus Chinese communism. Following his acceptance speech, he responded to questions from audience members. close

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Democracy Service Medal Presentation to the Dalai Lama

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Program ID:
292175-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 19, 2010 | 10:38am EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Feb 20, 2010 | 8:52am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 19, 2010 | 10:38am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 19, 2010 | 5:52pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 19, 2010 | 9:40pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 20, 2010 | 12:41am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 20, 2010 | 3:41am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 20, 2010 | 4:15am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 20, 2010 | 6:41am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 20, 2010 | 8:52am EST | C-SPAN 3
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