“Journalist Pico Iyer has a long history meeting with the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader living in exile in India. Iyer joins Fresh Air to discuss how the fourteenth Dalai Lama is responding to the current Tibetan uprising and protest against Chinese rule.”
The audio for this story will be available at http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=89109552 at 3 pm today (March 26, 2008).
UPDATE: There will be a free public reading a discussion by Iyer of his new book “The Open Road: The Global Journey of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama” Thursday, April 17th at 7 pm at the Martin Luther King Library in Washington DC. Please visit the Chapters Bookstore website for more information.