Beyond Our Borders
Myanmar (Burma) (#112)
Martin Sheen narrates this illuminating program that explores Myanmar's tumultuous history. He profiles key figures, including the late, feared ruler General Ne Win, and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, and presents rare footage of this profoundly Buddhist country's cultural treasures. [24 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Series Description: American students retain geography and history information better when they experience living images of world cultures. These programs about some of the world’s major countries help students understand other peoples’ environments, values, and significant historical contributions.
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