NY1 At 20: 1999 Report Follows Dalai Lama's Central Park Speech
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On the last day of a four-day trip, the Dalai Lama gave a free, public speech in Central Park on August 15, 1999. Thousands of followers and curious New Yorkers alike crowded in to see the Tibetan leader who is at once a deity, political exile and celebrity. NY1's Arthur Chi'en filed the following report.