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WTN Archives: October, 1997

Thursday, October 2

1. The Buddha from Another Planet (Esquire)

Friday, October 3

1. An International satyagraha (IE)
2. Statement by H.H. Penor Rinpoche - Steven Seagal
3. China completes main construction of Tibet museum
4. Dalai Lama Gets Movie Theater (Variety)

Saturday, October 4

1. A report on the international satyagraha at kalimpong on 2nd october, 97
2. AReview of Seven Years in Tibet
3. Update on 7 Days for Tibet - Highlights (ICT)
4. One Thousand- candle-Mandala

Monday, October 6

1. Zen and the art of moviemaking

Monday, October 6 (2)

1. Buddhism in America

Monday, October 6 (3)

1. Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania
2. China completes three million dollar renovation of key Tibetan monastery (AFP)

Tuesday, October 7

1. Report on satyagraha (DIIR)
2. Borough of Princeton - Proclamation
3. Taiwan: Large Delegation To Visit Dalai Lama (CNA)
4. Film hits too close to home for Dalai Lama's brother (BHT)
5. Hollywood Films Ignite Americasn Call to Action for Tibet (ICT)
6. Voice of America seeks Tibetan language broadcasters
7. Europe could be seeing yak on the menu if export plans go ahead (Xinhua)

Wednesday, October 8

1. Travel Restrictions Target Americans (TIN)
2. 'Seven Years in Tibet': Trying to Make a Nazi Charming (NYT)
3. 'Tibet': An Uphill Struggle (WP)
4. Seven Years in Tibet is rated PG-13 for violence (AFP)
5. Nazi taints Hollywood's Tibet crusade (Times)

Thursday, October 9

1. Sino-Tibetan Dialogue: Finding Common Ground (WTN)
2. Qinghai region under development, plans for rail link to Tibet (Xinhua)
3. Sichuan, Tibet mining companies to merge to exploit Tibetan resources (ZHS)
4. Tibetan exiles urge India to press abbot's release (Reuter)
5. US Protesters Shadow Chinese Leader (AP)
6. Two-week Tibetan Cultural events in Warsaw
7. US tourists have problems visiting Tibet: report (AFP)

Monday, October 15

1. Joint Statement - Sino-Tibetan dialogue: finding common grounds
2. Southern California Tibet Groups Participate in National Campaign Surrounding "Seven Years in Tibet," starring Brad Pitt (BW)
3. China opens Tibetan access road to information superhighway (AFP)
4. No curbs on US tourists visiting Tibet (AFP)

Thursday, October 16

1. Tourism in Tibet - Promoting cultural heritage or trivializing it?
2. China Jan-Sept gold output 101.8 tonnes
3. Tibetans in China to Access Internet Using Their Own Language
4. Tibetans Relive Past on Set - How a couple left their homeland, came to Canada, and ended up in Seven Years in Tibet
5. BRAD PITT FOLLOWS THE E-Z PATH TO ENLIGHTENMENT IN THE EARNEST BUT SENTIMENTAL "SEVEN YEARS IN TIBET."

Friday, October 17

1. Police arrest 39 Tibetans in western Nepal
2. China mounts defence against charges of religious suppression
3. Protesters Ready for Chinese Leader's US Visit
4. U.S. Makes Right Move on Tibet
5. NEWS ADVISORY FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1997

Saturday, October 18

1. Radio Free Asia reports Chinese jamming in Tibet
2. Protestors plan to dog Chinese president
3. Film helps spread awareness for political groups
4. `Tibet' Can't Top `Kiss' for No. 1 at Box Office

Sunday, October 19

1. Jiang faces furious US reception over Tibet
2. Kissinger to advise Disney on row over Tibet film
3. China's Jiang Urges U.S. Tolerance
4. China Leader Asks for Understanding

Sunday, October 19 (2)

1. Chinese Leader Urges U.S. to Seek 'Common Ground'
2. A Life in Exile

Monday, October 20

1. Chinese leader defends record on human rights (AP)
2. Excerpts of an interview with Jiang Zemin (WP)
3. Hong Kong Film Distributors Shun Movies about Tibet (Reuters)
4. US warns Chinese president of possible protests during visit: report(AFP)
5. Chinese police commanders freed after torture conviction (AFP)

Tuesday, October 20 (2)

1. 'Dreams of Tibet': Learning to Waffle on Tibet's Precipice
2. Broad Coalition in U.S. Closes Ranks for Human Rights Protests(WP)
3. China Signs UN Human Rights Accord (AP)
4. Police arrest 37 Tibetans for illegally entering Nepal (AFP)
5. China's president plays Pearl Harbor card on outset of summit visit (AFP)
6. China puts documentary against Dalai Lama on the Internet
7. Ziang should have Tibet on his agenda in US talks: Tibetans (AFP)

Tuesday, October 21

1. Tibet Policy Has Administration Caught Between China and Congress (NYT)
2. Hong Kong Government Says Tibet Films Can Be Shown (Reuters)
3. Tibetan-Hollywood Tie to Dog Chinese-U.S. Summit (Reuters)
4. UN Briefing held by Office of Tibet, NY

Tuesday, October 21 (2)

1. CHINA TIGHTENS CONTROL ON RELIGION: Human Rights Watch Report

Wednesday, October 22

1. UN RIGHTS TEAM INTERVIEWS FIRST PRISONERS IN CHINA (Reuters)
2. HUMAN RIGHTS INVESTIGATORS STAY TIGHT-LIPPED AFTER CHINA VISIT(AP)
3. Zemin Heads Into Hollywood Firestorm Over Tibet (Reuters)
4. Japanese Rivals Partner On 'Tibet' Distribution (Variety/Reuters)
5. The Reliable Source: Gere-ing Up For Tibet (WP)
6. Tibet issue blurs rosy picture for film in China

Thursday, October 23

1. US cranks up pressure on China to release dissidents (AFP)
2. UN mission peeks inside China's gulag (AFP)
3. Washington still plans to name envoy for Tibet (AFP)
4. Hong Kong's Tibet threat (G&M)
5. US may delay Tibet post until China summit ends (Reuters)
6. A Protest Statement regarding the Clinton-Jiang meeting (Press Release)
7. A teen-ager's impression of "Seven Years in Tibet"
8. TIBETANS IN CALGARY APPLAUD NEW MOVIES

Friday, October 24

1. Maverick Canadian Company seeks to mine Tibet
2. US will not silence Protests against Jiang (CNA)
3. Critics Fine Tune Anti-Jiang Protests (Reuters)
4. Gere uses film premiere to press Clinton on China(AP)

Saturday, October 25

1. Doctors' group reports widespread torture in Tibet (AFP)
2. US to raise religious rights during Jiang visit (AFP)
3. Glitterati Bring Plight of Tibetans Into Public Consciousness
4. PBS TO AIR FRONTLINE "DREAMS OF TIBET " ON OCT 28TH TUESDAY AT 10 PM ET

Sunday, October 26

1. China's President Will Tour U.S. as Pop Culture Villainizes His Nation
2. Beastie Boys & Tibetan Freedom Concert
3. `Red Corner' director had to re-create China's capital in Los Angeles

Monday, October 27

1. HK video distributors avoid Tibet films-paper (reuters)
2. Albright denies US has been too soft with China (Telegraph)
3. Forget the KGB Hollywood has a new villain (BW)

Tuesday, October 28

1. 'Dreams of Tibet': Learning to Waffle on Tibet's Precipice
2. Broad Coalition in U.S. Closes Ranks for Human Rights Protests(WP)
3. China Signs UN Human Rights Accord (AP)
4. Police arrest 37 Tibetans for illegally entering Nepal (AFP)
5. China's president plays Pearl Harbor card on outset of summit visit (AFP)
6. China puts documentary against Dalai Lama on the Internet
7. Ziang should have Tibet on his agenda in US talks: Tibetans (AFP)

Wednesday, October 29

1. Ahead of summit, China defends Tibet policy (Reuters)
2. Coalition welcome President Zemin with demands for negotiations on Tibet
3. Jiang's Visit Brings out Varied Voices of Protest
4. The Actor And the Tyrant
5. Hollywood's New Heavy: Portraits of China Muddy Foreign Relations Effort
6. Protesters Gather by Candlelight Calling for Freedom in Tibet
7. Albright on PBS's Lehrer Newshour on Tibet

Thursday, October 30

1. China signs Human Rights Convention but continue abuses in Tibet
2. China invites three US religious leaders to visit (AFP)
3. Dissidents, activists denounce Chinese abuses (AFP)
4. China dismisses Tibetan demonstrators (AFP)
5. Diverse Crowd Joins Ranks for Rights Protest (WP)
6. Hollywood Focuses on China Rights (AP)
7. Activists Protest China at Capital (AP)
8. Echo From the Square (WP)

Friday, October 31

1. Albright Names Tibet Coordinator (AP)
2. Press Statement by James P. Rubin/Spokesman
3. Response from International Campaign for Tibet on Tibet Coordinator
4. Dalai Lama's Spokesman Calls US-China Summit Helpful (AP)
5. Jiang Rejects Tibet Criticism (Reuters)
6. Jiang to be Roasted at Harvard, Toasted in Boston
7. Chinese prez hailed & hooted as he samples our city during visit
8. ON MY MIND: A Special Foundation / By A.M. ROSENTHAL (NYT)


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