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The Dalai Lama [videorecording] : Soul of Tibet / produced by CBS News Productions for A&E Network ; producer, Brooke Runnette.

Contributor(s): Teichner, Martha | Schell, Orville | Thurman, Robert A.F | Avedon, John F | Norman, Alexander | Barry, Michael | Harris, Julian | A & E Home Video (Firm) | New Video Group.
Material type: FilmFilmSeries: Biography (A & E Home Video (Firm)): Publisher: Burlington, VT : New York, NY : A & E Home Video ; Distributed by New Video, [2005]Description: 1 videodisc (44 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0767078772; 9780767078771.Uniform titles: Biography (Television program) Subject(s): Bstan-ʻdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV, 1935- | Leadership -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism, [Christianity, etc.] | Political refugees -- China -- Tibet
Production Credits: Camera, Michael Barry ... [et al.] ; editor, Andrea Gurwitt ; original music, Julian Harris.
Narrator: Martha Teichner; interviews with: Orville Schell, Robert A.F. Thurman, John Avedon, Alexander Norman, Richard Gere, Jonathan Spence, Jeffrey Hopkins, Lodi Gyari, Tom Lantos.Summary: One of the world's most admired men, he is the spiritual and secular leader of a nation that exists only in exile. Born Tenzin Gyatso, he is the fourteenth man recognized by his people as Buddha's reincarnation and honored with the title he is known by worldwide - the Dalai Lama. Since 1959, when he fled his nation after a failed rebellion against the occupying Chinese, he has lived in exile. Follow the Dalai Lama from his childhood in the "Lost Kingdom" to today. Interviews with Chinese scholars, Tibet activists including actor Richard Gere and His Holiness himself detail the long struggle to free Tibet. See footage of the defining moments of his life including accepting the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize.
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DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.

Narrator: Martha Teichner; interviews with: Orville Schell, Robert A.F. Thurman, John Avedon, Alexander Norman, Richard Gere, Jonathan Spence, Jeffrey Hopkins, Lodi Gyari, Tom Lantos.

Camera, Michael Barry ... [et al.] ; editor, Andrea Gurwitt ; original music, Julian Harris.

Originally broadcast on television in 1997.

MPAA rating: Not rated.

One of the world's most admired men, he is the spiritual and secular leader of a nation that exists only in exile. Born Tenzin Gyatso, he is the fourteenth man recognized by his people as Buddha's reincarnation and honored with the title he is known by worldwide - the Dalai Lama. Since 1959, when he fled his nation after a failed rebellion against the occupying Chinese, he has lived in exile. Follow the Dalai Lama from his childhood in the "Lost Kingdom" to today. Interviews with Chinese scholars, Tibet activists including actor Richard Gere and His Holiness himself detail the long struggle to free Tibet. See footage of the defining moments of his life including accepting the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize.

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