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perfect_hostage.jpgIn Burma, also called Myanmar, Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced today to three years at hard labor for illegally harboring an American tourist.  But the Chairman of the ruling junta then commuted that to an additional 18 months under house arrest. Journalist-historian Justin Wintle, who specializes in Southeast Asia, is author of Perfect Hostage: A Life of Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's Prisoner of Conscience.

Credits

Guest:
Justin Wintle - author, 'Perfect Hostage'

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Sonya Geis