Dalai Lama: Soul of Tibet
A profile of Tibet's spiritual and political leader, the 14th Dalai Lama. Included: the Buddhist monk's early life; his negotiations with Mao Tse Tung following the Chinese occupation; his exile in India. Also: interviews with the Dalai Lama, actor Richard Gere, U.S. Rep. Tom Lantos (D-Cal.) and various scholars.
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- Premiered: February 16, 1987
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: A popular documentary series profiling an eclectic range of notables, with each episode focusing on one figure. Based on a half-hour syndicated program that ran from 1961-64 and in 1979, the concept was successfully revived as an hourlong show with Peter G… (more)