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New York, New York / Dalai Lama Visit #187779

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 15, 1999
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(Studio: Deborah Roberts) Report introduced.

(New York: Beth Nissen) Visit by Tibetan Buddhist religious leader the Dalai Lama to New York City featured; scenes shown from Central Park. [DALAI LAMA - speaks about happiness.] [In the park, two PEOPLE; Rabbi Marc GELLMAN - offers views on the Dalai Lama's significance and celebrity.] [Actor Richard GERE - promise free teachings.] The supporters' aim of freeing Tibet from Chinese rule noted. [Beastie Boys' Adam YOUCH, GELLMAN - comment on the Dalai Lama's influence and message.]

Nissen, Beth;
Roberts, Deborah

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